7 Ways To Cook a Box of Penne

 

(Penne with Olives)

Now that the holidays are over we’re entering the cold hum-drum months as I like to call them. Months where casseroles, soups and quick pasta dishes are my friends. I can always make a quick dinner with pasta. I like to stock up on my favorite pasta when it’s on sale. A 10/$10 pasta sale really puts a smile on my face and helps me to splurge on my beloved fresh cheeses. To keep the pasta creative juices flowing, we’re sharing 7 ways to cook a box of Penne! Penne is a short ribbed pasta that goes well with chunky or heavier sauces that are perfect for cold weather! You can find all the recipes after the jump.

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  • Penne all’Arrabbiata 1 of 7
    Penne all'Arrabbiata
    Like things on the spicy side? Then you must try this spicy penne all'arrabbiata.
    get the recipe from bell'alimento
  • Penne with Olives 2 of 7
    Penne with Olives
    This is a creamy dreamy bowl of penne. The secret ingredient? Greek yogurt!
    get the recipe from bell'alimento
  • Mexican Baked Penne 3 of 7
    Mexican Baked Penne
    When you're looking for something different different try this Mexican-Italian fusion dish.
    Make Mexican baked penne
  • Penne Pasta Salad 4 of 7
    Penne Pasta Salad
    Looking to lighten up your pasta dish? Then this spinach, tomato and herb pasta salad has your name on it.
    get the recipe from McCormick
  • 4 Cheese Baked Penne 5 of 7
    4 Cheese  Baked Penne
    Cottage, Ricotta, Mozzarella and Parmesan come together to make this cheesy pasta bake. Add a salad and you're all set.
    Make 4 cheese baked penne
  • Bacon Leek Penne 6 of 7
    Bacon Leek Penne
    Bacon makes everything better including this bacon leek penne dish.
    Make bacon leek penne
  • Cheddar Bacon Penne 7 of 7
    Cheddar Bacon Penne
    You can't go wrong with this take on the classic macaroni and cheese. It has loads of cheese, garlic and bacon.
    get the recipe from Taste of Home

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