Smoked Gouda Penne Pasta with Broccoli and Red Pepper

Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 6
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. uncooked whole grain or regular penne pasta (about 1 1/4 cup)
  • 3 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1 medium red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
  • 2 tbsps. all-purpose flour
  • 1 (12 fl.oz.) can PET® Evaporated Milk
  • 4 oz. smoked gouda cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp. salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsps. grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Step 1

    COOK pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli and red pepper during the last 3 minutes of cooking time.

  • Step 2

    HEAT oil over medium heat in medium saucepan. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Bring to boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 3 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently.

  • Step 3

    STIR in cheese, garlic powder, salt and black pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until almost melted, stirring constantly. (Note: Cheese will not melt totally and sauce will be very thick) Remove sauce from heat.

  • Step 4

    DRAIN pasta mixture. Return to pan. Add sauce and toss gently until well coated.

Serving size
(300)

  • Calories 16
  • Calories from Fat140g
  • Total Fat 16g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 550mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 26g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 14g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet