Penne Street


Penne Street is a recipe exclusively for those of you that would love to prepare a non-meat dish for lunch or dinner. Our creamy Penne Pasta recipe includes spinach and chopped basil. If you are looking for a meal with carbs and light calories this will a perfect fit for you. Enjoy Penne Street.

Prep Time (Minutes)

20 min


  • 1 box of multigrain penne pasta
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup of chopped basil
  • 1/4 scoop of light butter
  • 3 cups of packed baby spinach or chopped spinach leaves (4oz)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 14 1/2-ounce can diced peeled tomatoes with juices
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 6 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


1. Cook pasta according to package directions, and drain into a large bowl once cooked.

2. Melt butter with oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.

3. Add in creamy sauce, onion and garlic and sauté until golden brown and tender, about 5 to 7 minutes

4. Stir in spinach and allow to heat with the sauce. Stir occasionally.

5. Bring sauce to simmer. Pour sauce over pasta.

6. Add 3/4 cup of cheese and toss to coat.

7. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and 2 tablespoons parsley.

8. Divide the pasta accordingly and enjoy this great meal.


* 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed

* If you want additional items in this recipe, a few to consider: – mushrooms – chicken breast (chopped) – shrimp

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