Penne with Quick Tomato Sauce and Ricotta Cheese

posted by 4 years ago


1 lb. gluten free Multi Grain Penne, uncooked

1 (28-oz.) can whole plum tomatoes with liquid

1/2 c. loosely packed fresh basil

2 small cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 c. part-skim ricotta cheese

1/4 c. Parmesan cheese

Chopped fresh basil or parsley, for garnish


Prepare pasta according to package directions until al dente. While pasta is cooking, combine the tomatoes, basil and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend at low speed until tomatoes are completely pureed. Pour mixture into a large saucepan. Heat to boiling, reduce the heat and simmer 5 minutes. Drain pasta and return to cooking pot, add the tomato sauce and heat over low heat until sauce is simmering and the pasta is coated with sauce. Remove pot from heat and stir in ricotta and Parmesan cheeses until evenly distributed. Divide among serving plates and top with chopped fresh basil or parsley. (Serves: 6)

tags:  penne with quick tomato sauce and ricotta cheese, pasta, sauces, easy, vegetarian
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