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Creamy penne pasta in a bowl, and bowl of penne with marinara.

Penne Pasta Recipes

A collection of delicious penne pasta recipes including this easy garlic penne.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 260 kcal


  • 10 ounces penne pasta
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes optional


  • Boil and cook the pasta according to the directions on the box. Once cooked, drain and set aside.
  • Heat a large saucepan or skillet over medium heat. Place butter in the pan and melt. Add in garlic stir for 1 minute.
  • Stir in cooked pasta. Add Parmesan and stir to completely coat.


Calories: 260kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 12gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 317mgPotassium: 169mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 202IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 182mgIron: 1mg
Keyword penne pasta
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