Barilla® Whole Grain Penne with Arugula Pesto

and Barilla Marinara Sauce

barilla whole grain penne package

Made with

Barilla Whole Grain Penne

Share
Print
Prep
Cook
Skill
Casual


290
Calories
9g
Total Fat
44g
Total Carbohydrate
13g
Protein

Ingredients

Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Whole Grain Penne 
  • ½ jar Barilla® Marinara sauce 
  • 1 clove garlic 
  • ¼ cup almonds 
  • ½ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated, divided
  • 3 cups fresh arugula 
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil
  •  In a small pan, gently heat the sauce
  • Meanwhile, in a blender, add garlic, almonds, 1/4 cup cheese and arugula; pulse for 10 seconds
  • Slowly drizzle in olive oil while pulsing and season with salt and pepper
  • Pour the pesto into a large bowl
  • COOK pasta according to package directions
  • Drain, reserving ½ cup of the cooking liquid
  • Add the cooking liquid to the pesto
  • Add pasta and stir to combine
  • To serve, place a small amount of the warm Marinara sauce at the bottom of a bowl, top with a scoop of pasta and garnish with 1/4 cup cheese
Show more