Penne with Tomato Basil Cream Sauce - this easy dinner recipe is perfect for pasta lovers! A healthy creamy tomato sauce on top of whole wheat pasta, a perfect hearty but healthy dinner. |

Penne with Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 2
Author Randa Derkson


  • 1/2 package Catelli Healthy Harvest Penne Rigate
  • 1 can diced tomatoes in olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Optional: additional parmesan and basil for garnish


  • Prepare the Catelli Healthy Harvest penne pasta as to the instructions on the box. (Add to boiling water, let boil for 9 minutes).
  • While the pasta is cooking, heat a medium pan over medium heat and add the can of diced tomatoes in olive oil and garlic. Let simmer for eight - ten minutes.
  • Add the basil, parmesan cheese and cream. Heat through, melt the cheese and transfer off the element.
  • Drain your pasta, and toss with the tomato basil cream sauce.