What to Make With a Box of Penne

Boxed pasta can be a saving grace at dinnertime, but you don't have to settle on topping with an ordinary tomato sauce. Here are 10 recipes that'll help you create a magnificent meal with a simple box of penne.

Chicken Margherita with Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

"It is a really versatile recipe and is very comforting on those cool fall/winter nights." - @jenniebug1978

Creamy Chicken Pasta

"Made this a week ago and hubby wants me to make it again tonight. He loves it and so do I." - @ssnb66

Chicken Penne Pasta Casserole

"Was in the kitchen wondering just what to fix for dinner. So, after doing some major hunting and gathering in the fridge and pantry, this little recipe was born." - @Teresa_Horn


"Had a busy day at work? Don't have a lot of time to cook dinner? Well, this dish will be your saving grace." - Janet

Crock Pot Penne Chicken Cordon Bleu

"Great for busy days when you have little time to cook, or when you want your crock pot to do most of the work." - @GypsySpyce

Mediterranean Penne Pastitsio

"It's a comforting and hearty dish perfect for the fall and winter seasons." - @ArtByASM

Shrimp and Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo

"So much flavor and color in this dish. You're gonna love it!" - @Hutt5asl

Cheesy Penne Pasta With Peas

"This was so quick and easy. Just what I was looking for. I also wanted something different from the usual spaghetti or macaroni and cheese." - @WWCook1

Sausage/Cheese/Tomatoes Baked With Penne Pasta

"With lots of bubbly cheese, Italian sausage, and tomatoes mixed in with some comforting pasta, this dish has all the right stuff." - @WichitaChef

Penne With Pink Vodka Sauce

"Oh so good... tomato, cheese, vodka and cream. Need I say more? - @Professorchef

Debbie Sue - over a year ago
My Mostaccioli! ! Good old comfort food!
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