Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Penne Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

This is an easy and yummy favorite..add with Macaronni Grill Focaccia bread for dinner and YUMMY!

2 cups (8 ounces) dry penne pasta
8 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (about 1/3 cup_
1 can (12 ounces) evaporated lowfat 2% milk
2 cups (8 oz) shredded Italian-style four cheese blend
1 tsp dried basil
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/3 tsp ground black pepper

Cook pasta according to package directions, adding sun-dried tomatoes to boiling pasta water for last 2 minutes of cooking time; drain.

Meanwhile, combine evaporated milk, cheese, basil, garlic powder and pepper in medium sauce-pan. 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.

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