Penne Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Lynn demonstrates how to make a simple pasta dish, Penne Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce that is great for dinner.  You can add roasted chicken, if desired.  From


  • 2 cups (8 ounces) dry penne pasta
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (not the ones packed in oil)
  • 1 can (12 ounces) 2% low fat evaporated milk
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded four or six cheese Italian style cheese blend
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional

Prepare pasta according to package directions, adding sun-dried tomatoes to boiling pasta for the last two minutes of cooking time; drain.

In a medium saucepan, combine evaporated milk, cheese, basil, garlic powder, pepper, and red pepper flakes.  Cook over medium to medium-low heat, stirring until cheese is melted.  Remove from heat.

Add pasta and sun-dried tomatoes to the cheese sauce; stir until combined.

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