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Penne Pasta in marinara sauce

Welcome your family home to an Italian dinner - Penne Pasta in marinara sauce. These quick, easy recipe is ideal for a busy weeknights.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 PEOPLE
Author Ruchi

Ingredients

FOR PASTA

  • 1 Lb or 500 gms. Pasta
  • 1 teaspoon Olive oil
  • A pinch of Salt

FOR MARINARA SAUCE

Instructions

PASTA PREPARATION

  • Boil pasta as per the package instructions. Add oil and season with salt. Once boiled, drain and set it aside.

MARINARA SAUCE PREPARATION

  • Assemble all the ingredients.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add garlic to it. When it starts to sizzle add chopped onions and saute for a minute.
  • Add mushrooms and saute for another minute.
  • Add marinara sauce and stir. At this point add cream ,spices and mix well.
  • The sauce is ready. Adjust seasonings and..
  • Add boiled pasta to the marinara sauce mix.
  • Stir in gently to combine.
  • Just before serving add baby spinach leaves, mix and take it off the flame. Let it sit covered, spinach leaves with become tender with the heat. Top it off with shredded cheese and enjoy!!