ProteinPLUS® Penne with Pancetta, Tomatoes & Peas

Barilla ProteinPLUS® Penne Pasta

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Barilla ProteinPLUS® Penne Pasta

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  • 417
  • 15g
    Total Fat
  • 55g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 15g
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Ingredients for 7 people

  • 1 box Barilla® ProteinPLUS® Penne
  • 4 ounces Pancetta (can substitute bacon), julienne
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 pint grape tomato, halved
  • 8 ounces frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup Romano cheese, grated


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Add pancetta to a cold skillet and sauté over medium heat until crisp.
  • Drain, discard fat and reserve pancetta.
  • Add tomatoes and half of the olive oil to the skillet.
  • Sauté tomatoes over medium heat until the skins are slightly blistered.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add peas and ½ a cup of water.
  • Cook until most of the water has evaporated about 6 minutes.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Drain and toss the pasta with the pea mixture.
  • Finish with the cheese, remaining olive oil, and pancetta.
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