Creamy Tomato ZENB Penne


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 4
Servings: 443

Calories: 470

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat14g18%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber15g54%
Total Sugar9g
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 10%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 130mg 10%
Iron 6mg 35%
Potassium 657mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Variety

Using ZENB Penne Pasta, creamy half-and-half, and your favorite jarred tomato sauce, this colorful recipe is as good as it looks. Taking just 20 minutes to make, this low-calorie recipe is also a good source of fiber.


  • 12 ounces ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 2 cups no sugar added jarred tomato sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons half & half
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley, divided
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated Parmesan cheese



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Drain; keep warm.


Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Cook onions, salt and pepper 4-5 minutes until softened. Stir in sauce and red pepper; cook 3-5 minutes or until slightly thickened.


Add pasta, tomatoes, half & half and 1 tablespoon parsley to sauce mixture; cook 3-4 minutes while mixing gently until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining parsley and Parmesan before serving.

Tasty Tips

Use multi-color cherry tomatoes for a colorful twist!

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