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  • Serves 4
  • Makes 4
  • 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Medium
  • 8 Ingredients

22 Comments

Cheap, yummy and very filling dinner.


Ingredients (serves 4 | makes 4 Mains)

  • Half a packet Penee pasta
  • 2tbs Butter
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic (depending on your taste) can also use the jar or already minced garlic this is what I used
  • 300ml Cream
  • 1/4tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 Small packet parmasean cheese
  • 2tbs Tomato paste
  • 1 can Tomato puree

Method

  1. Boil a large salted pot of water once boiling add your pasta and cook it al dente according to package instructions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking add the butter to a small fry pan or small pot over medium-high heat. Once it melts, add the garlic and sauté for about a minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Add in the tomato paste, tomato sauce, cream, and Italian seasoning. Stir until it's nice and smooth. Let the sauce cook for about 5 minutes or until it's thickened to your liking (it should be very gently bubbling, so you may need to turn down the heat).
  4. Drain the pasta and toss with the sauce (add a splash of hot pasta water if the sauce gets too thick). Serve immediately with plenty of parmesan cheese over top.

Notes

My daughters loved this and they are very fussy. This recipe makes plenty, we always have leftovers.

  • This looks like it would be a good side dish. I’m keen to give it a go!

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  • Hmm, this looks so nice and easy, will definitely try this one out,especially with all this rain we are having. Makes for a comfort food on a rainy day. ????

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  • I just love a good pasta meal. Think I might add some sun dried tomatoes to this also for a bit of sweetness and texture

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  • This looks like an easy quick meal. Thanks :)

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  • I love this recipe, so simple yet delicious and, bonus, homemade. Will certainly be trying this for a change.

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  • this looks like a nice creamy pasta dish

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  • This would be so yum I’ve made something similar in the paste definitely going to try this version

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  • I would love to try this for my kids.I might add some grated carrots for this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Sounds delicious. Have to give this a go

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  • Yum! I love a creamy pasta. And easy too.

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  • sounds like a winning meal to whip up when busy.

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  • Yum, always love simple recipes that my toddler may actually try! Plus I can add whatever I have left in my veggie crisper at the end of the shopping week!

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  • Yum, sounds easy and full of flavour. Always love a new pasta recipe.

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  • I’m going to cook this for a change good to have another easy pasta dish to do

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  • Not very healthy, but man does it look yum! You could also add to it – asparagus, sundried tomato, baby spinach or mushrooms.

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