Barilla® ProteinPLUS® Penne with Marinara Sauce, Thyme & Italian Sausage

Barilla ProteinPLUS® Penne Pasta

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Barilla ProteinPLUS® Penne Pasta

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  • 593
  • 29g
    Total Fat
  • 57g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 22g
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Ingredients for 7 people
  • 1 box Barilla® ProteinPLUS Penne
  • 1 jar Barilla® Marinara Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 pound hot Italian sausage
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Romano cheese, grated


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil
  • Sauté chopped garlic and thyme with oil over medium heat until the garlic turns light yellow
  • Add sausage and sauté for 5 minutes or until browned and cooked through, breaking into pieces
  • Deglaze with white wine; reduce well
  • Add Marinara Sauce, a cup of water and simmer for ten minutes or until the sauce is at the right consistency
  • Cook pasta according to directions
  • Drain and toss with the sauce
  • Sprinkle with cheese before serving
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