Penne Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce
The standard 'saucepan-style' mac and cheese has been given a flavor make-over with the simple addition of sun-dried tomatoes. Serve this tasty dish either as a quick meatless entrée or side dish.
2 cups (8 ounces) dry penne pasta
8 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
2 cups shredded Italian-style four-cheese blend or mozzarella cheese
1 teaspoon dried basil (or 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil)
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Prepare pasta according to package directions, adding sun-dried tomatoes to boiling pasta water for last two minutes of cooking time; drain.
- Meanwhile, combine evaporated milk, cheese, basil, garlic powder and pepper in medium saucepan. Cook over medium low heat, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Remove from heat.
- Add pasta and sun-dried tomatoes to cheese sauce; stir until combined.
Makes 4 servings.
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