Penne alla Fresco with Texas Toast

  • Prep20 min.
  • Total35 min.
  • serv 6

It takes only 35 minutes to make this luscious pasta dish, featuring penne tossed with a cheesy tomato sauce, spiked with a bit of crushed red pepper, and served with garlic toast.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce, Vegetarian


  • 3

    cup Prego® Three Cheese Italian Sauce

  • 1/2

    cup heavy cream

  • 1/8

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1

    package (11.25 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Garlic Texas Toast

  • 1

    pound package penne pasta, cooked and drained

  • 3/4

    cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


    • 1

      Heat the oven to 425°F. for the bread.

    • 2

      Heat the sauce in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Stir in the cream and pepper. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the sauce mixture is hot and bubbling.

    • 3

      Prepare the bread according to the package directions.

    • 4

      Pour the sauce mixture over the pasta and toss to coat. Sprinkle with the cheese. Serve with the bread.

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