Tri-Colour Penne

This is the Tri-Colour Penne recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 10 min - 15 min
Yields 4 servings
tri colour penne

Ingredients

  • 3 2/3 cups (910 mL) penne
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Milk
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) basil pesto
  • 2 cups (500 mL) cooked chopped broccoli
  • 2 cups (500 mL) cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese

Preparation

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta for 10 min or until almost tender. Drain and return to pot.

Whisk flour into milk and pour over pasta. Stir in pesto. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until sauce thickens, about 3-5 minutes. Gently add broccoli. Reheat about 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in tomato halves and serve, sprinkled with the Parmesan.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 469 Calories
Protein: 19 g
Carbohydrate: 74 g
Fat: 11 g
Fibre: 6.1 g
Sodium: 171 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 24 % / 269 mg
Folate: 133 %
Vitamin C: 102 %
Thiamin: 62 %
Riboflavin: 43 %