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Recipe Name: A Penne For Your Thoughts Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Pasta Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 4

1 Cup(s) Sun-dried tomatoes
3 Cup(s) Sliced mushrooms
12 Ounce(s) Pasta, penne
4 Turkey bacon, cut in 1"
3 Cloves garlic, minced
1 Cup(s) Red onion, sliced
2 Cup(s) Chopped fresh spinach
2 Tablespoon(s) Chopped fresh basil or 1
teaspoon dried
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Crushed red pepper
Freshly ground black pepper
to taste
2 Tablespoon(s) Grated parmesan cheese
2 Tablespoon(s) Chopped fresh parsley
Pour 1 cup boiling water over sun-dried tomatoes and let soak for 5
minutes. Drain and chop. Set aside. Place mushrooms in a medium bowl
with 1/4 cup water. Microwave on high power for 5 minutes. Drain and
set aside. Cook penne according to package directions. Drain and keep
warm. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp.
Add garlic and cook 1 more minute. Do not discard drippings. Add
onions, spinach, sundried tomatoes, cooked mushrooms, basil and red
pepper flakes. Cook and stir for 4 - 5 minutes, until onions are
tender. Toss bacon/vegetable mixture with hot pasta until evenly
distributed. Divide pasta between 4 serving dishes. Top each with
freshly ground black pepper and 1/4 of parmesean cheese. Sprinkle with
parsley. Serve immediately. NOTES : Calories: 426 Fat: 5.4 Fiber:
5.6 %ccf: 11.2% Weight Watchers Points: 6 Recipe by: Looney-Spoons
Cookbook by Janet and Greta Podleski Posted to EAT-LF Digest by
Katherine Rodman <> on Mar 14, 1998

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 505
Calories From Fat: 40
Total Fat: 4.6g
Cholesterol: 2.2mg
Sodium: 131.9mg
Potassium: 731.5mg
Carbohydrates: 99.6g
Fiber: 6.4g
Sugar: 19g
Protein: 16.5g

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