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creamy penne pasta

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

With a smoky flavor from the panchetta and the creaminess of the vodka sauce, this is the ultimate pasta. And made in one skillet, so easy.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For creamy penne pasta

  • 1 lb
    pkg penne pasta
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 lb
    sliced pancetta bacon, chopped
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    light cream
  • 1-1/2 c
    prego heart healthy pasta sauce
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How To Make creamy penne pasta

  • 1
    Cook pasta as directed, drain. Melt butter in lg skillet over medium heat. Saute pancetta until lightly browned.
  • 2
    Stir in vodka, cook for 5 mins. Stir in pasta sauce and light cream. Simmer for 10 mins, stirring occasionally. Stir in pasta and heat through. Sprinkle w/ parmesan cheese.

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