Creamy Tomato Penne Pasta - a quick and easy pasta recipe perfect for family dinner. Creamy tomato sauce with sauteed garlic and a hint of spicy smothering penne noodles for a quick, easy, and amazingly delicious dinner. This is seriously one of my favorites. I craved this All. The. Time. the last time I was pregnant.
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Creamy Tomato Penne Pasta

Creamy Tomato Penne Pasta - Creamy parmesan tomato sauce with sauteed garlic and a hint of spicy smothering penne noodles for a quick, easy, and amazingly delicious dinner.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author The Gracious Wife

Ingredients

  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 jar of Alfredo sauce
  • 1 24 oz jar of marinara sauce
  • 16 oz box of penne pasta
  • grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Boil penne according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil. Saute garlic and red pepper flakes in oil, until garlic just starts to brown. Probably no more than 2-3 minutes.
  • Add marinara sauce to skillet first. Stir to combine. Then add the Alfredo, stirring until everything is fully incorporated. Bring to a simmer and cook until sauce is slightly thickened.
  • Combine your noodles and sauce in a large bowl or pot.
  • Serve warm. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes.