Barilla® Whole Grain Penne

with Asparagus, Butternut Squash & Oven-Dried Tomatoes

barilla whole grain penne package

Made with

Barilla Whole Grain Penne

  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Skill

  • 310
  • 45.0 g
  • 12.0 g
  • 10.0 g


Ingredients for 8 people      

  • 1 BOX Barilla Whole Grain Penne
  • 1 PINT Cherry Tomato Halved Seeded
  • 4 TABLESPOONS Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Small Butternut Squash Diced
  • 2 CLOVES Garlic Pressed
  • 1 BUNCH Asparagus Sliced On A 1/2 Inch Bias
  • 1/2 CUP Romano Cheese Grated


  • PREHEAT oven to 225°F

  • PLACE cherry tomatoes on a baking sheet
  • Dry tomatoes in the oven for 2 hours

  • BRING a large pot of water to a boil
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat
  • COOK Whole Grain Penne according to package directions
  • Meanwhile, ADD squash to skillet and sear until brown, about 3-4 minutes

  • Add garlic and sauté for an additional 2 minutes

  • ADD asparagus to the skillet

  • Sauté for 2 minutes
  • REMOVE garlic from the skillet

  • Add oven-dried tomatoes and season with salt and pepper

  • DRAIN pasta and add to the skillet

  • Mix well

  • TOP with cheese before serving

  • Note: Instead of oven drying tomatoes, for faster preparation time, tomatoes may be sautéed for 1-2 minutes in skillet prior to removing garlic

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