Penne alla Fresco with Texas Toast

  • Prep 20 min.
  • Total 15 min.
  • Serves 6
  • Penne alla Fresco with Texas Toast
It takes only 35 minutes to make this luscious pasta dish, featuring penne tossed with a cheesy tomato sauce, spiked with a bit of crushed red pepper, and served with garlic toast.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce, Vegetarian

What You'll Need

  • 3

    cup Prego® Three Cheese Italian Sauce

  • 1/2

    cup heavy cream

  • 1/8

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1

    package (11.25 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Garlic Texas Toast

  • 1

    pound package penne pasta, cooked and drained

  • 3/4

    cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the oven to 425°F. for the bread.

  • 2

    Heat the sauce in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Stir in the cream and pepper. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the sauce mixture is hot and bubbling.

  • 3

    Prepare the bread according to the package directions.

  • 4

    Pour the sauce mixture over the pasta and toss to coat. Sprinkle with the cheese. Serve with the bread.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.