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Easiest-Ever Creamy Tomato Pasta

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Easiest-Ever Creamy Tomato Pasta
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 8
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You’ll wish you thought of this quick trick to make pasta night creamier and cheesier. It’s ready in just 15 minutes.
By Holly Lofthouse
Created Jan 27, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 lb uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 cups tomato pasta sauce
  • 2 cups Alfredo sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    In large pot of water, cook 1 lb uncooked penne pasta as directed on package; drain.
  • 2
    In separate saucepans, heat 2 cups tomato pasta sauce and 2 cups Alfredo sauce over medium-low heat until thoroughly heated.
  • 3
    To serve, divide cooked pasta into individual bowls. Top each serving with 1/4 cup heated pasta sauce and 1/4 cup Alfredo sauce. Sprinkle with 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz). Serve immediately.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve with slices of warm baked Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf.
  • tip 2
    Add shredded cooked chicken for some added protein!
  • tip 3
    Try using Cheddar cheese for a more intense flavor!

Nutrition Information

570 Calories, 27g Total Fat, 20g Protein, 62g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
570
Calories from Fat
240
Total Fat
27g
42%
Saturated Fat
15g
77%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
900mg
37%
Potassium
370mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
62g
21%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
7g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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