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Vegetarian Penne Recipe

Vegetarian Penne Recipe

"My husband and I love pasta and vegetables," relates Gail Cawsey of Geneseo, Illinois. "I created this dish several years ago. It serves as dinner for the two of us or as an impressive side dish when we're entertaining."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 small yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onion, summer squash, zucchini, mushrooms and garlic in butter until tender.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the flour, seasonings and cream until smooth; add to the skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until thickened. Drain pasta and add to vegetable mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 143 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Vegetarian Penne

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rexrexh User ID: 8809592 245791
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2016

"Very nice will make again,,,,"

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Greekarican User ID: 8401655 227999
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2015

"I too thought the thyme was to strong....added more flour and whipping cream to drown it out...then was good so I suggest less thyme or non at all."

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dicentra01 User ID: 5468213 226479
Reviewed May. 17, 2015

"I made this tonight and didn't care for it at all. I've discovered I hate Thyme. After the first bite I tried adding more sauce because it was so dry but nothing drowned out the strong taste of the thyme."

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Kevin444 User ID: 5497724 150139
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2014

"I love this recipe - easy and so good. I didn't change a thing. Thanks. I will be making it again."

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AnnMaville User ID: 6403257 138099
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2014

"This is sooo good. My boys decided they wanted to go vegetarian for a month, and I could really lose some weight. While I was making this I thought it would be good with parmesan cheese, but I tasted it first. No need to add cheese."

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angelasandoval User ID: 2401339 144079
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2013

"I did double the sauce ingredients (flour, seasonings and cream) because I had added close to twice the veggies the recipe called for. Came out perfect! We will be making this one a lot!"

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afl1901 User ID: 5776953 56073
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"This dish is excellent. My family requests it every week. Wouldn't change a thing!"

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 143666
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2011

"This is delicious. I doubled the thyme and everyone loved it."

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rkj620 User ID: 5722215 112019
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2011

"This is an easy meal to make. It is light with a lot of great taste for the summer. Thumbs up."

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rkj620 User ID: 5722215 59747
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2011

"This is an easy meal to make. It is light with a lot of great taste for the summer. Thumbs up."

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pepper6 User ID: 1017789 64047
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2011

"This recipe is absolutely delicious! I added some chopped bell peppers and since I ran out of thyme, I added some tarragon. Wonderful!"

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whitneydot User ID: 5792028 144077
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2011

"This was so delicious! I omitted the parsley and doubled the cream and mushrooms. A wonderful addition to my meatless monday recipe collection!"

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PadFan User ID: 636324 64044
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2011

"I made this using 1/2 C. fat-free half-and-half instead of the cream, and it was still really good!"

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anc717 User ID: 5469253 206418
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2010

"My husband and I both loved this. Followed recipe to the T and sprinkled with red pepper flakes at the table to add a little kick. Delicious!!"

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Penelope847 User ID: 5409376 56615
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2010

"Very tasty, simple to prepare and everyone loved it!"

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mrstierney User ID: 4680886 122279
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2010

"I doubled the cream and left out the garlic. Added some red peppers to the veggies. And added parmesan cheese to the sauce. Very good! Even the kids gobbled it down!"

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sistergldnhair66 User ID: 4026655 118981
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2010

"This was absolutely delicious. Made exactly as recipe states and it was amazing!"

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kimobrown User ID: 4958819 112018
Reviewed May. 1, 2010

"I loved it!!!!"

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marton User ID: 2335747 150138
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2009

"Can't wait to try this one!

MW - OK"

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jneu User ID: 1109560 59746
Reviewed May. 16, 2008

"sounds great"

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Nancy_NJ User ID: 757793 60662
Reviewed May. 16, 2008

"MMM this sounds good. Copying to try."

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