Tag Archives: penne

Penne with broccoli and mushrooms 5/7/22

Saturday night’s quick and easy dinner was whole wheat penne with lots of mushrooms and broccoli. Cooked the mushrooms first with some onion, garlic, pepper flakes, salt, and oregano. I added the broccoli shortly before the penne was al dente. … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with pesto 11/22/21

A couple of months ago I made a bunch of pesto out of backyard basil and parsley, olive oil, pine nuts, and parmesan cheese. It is simple enough to make, just pop all the ingredients except for the olive oil … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with pesto. 9/15/21

Last week I harvested a bunch of basil from my two backyard basil plants to make pesto. Since I did not have quite enough I used some store-bought Italian parsley to supplement the basil. I used this recipe from the … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and kale. 8/26/21

This is another easy vegan pasta dish that gets it sauce from a combination of the vegetables and the pasta water. Sauté the mushrooms while the pasta water heats up adding the onions and garlic to the mushrooms after the … Continue reading

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Penne with kale and mushrooms. 8/12/21

John and I are heading off for a few days so my next post will not be until some time next week. Now on to Thursday’s dinner. Another delicious vegetables and penne creation. I sautéed the mushrooms, kale stems, onions, … Continue reading

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Penne with broccoli and mushrooms. 7/28/21

Yay, it is pasta night! Every time we have pasta I always say to John, “I could eat pasta every night of the week!” Originally broccolini was going to be our green vegetable. Since the store was all out, broccoli … Continue reading

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Pasta with greens, mozzarella, and chickpeas. 5/26/21

When I came across the recipe for this pasta it sounded like something we would really like. What I really did not like was the amount of oil in the recipe so I worked on slimming that down. I have … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 5/18/21

Penne and asparagus are the perfect partners for this dish. By cutting the asparagus on the bias you end up with a shape that mimics the penne. This is also one of those pasta meals that from the time you … Continue reading

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Penne with asparagus and mushrooms 4/28/21

We started off tonight’s dinner with some tuna salad appetizers. I had made the tuna salad for lunch and there was a little left over so I toasted up a piece of bread and used a slice of cucumber as … Continue reading

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Asparagus carbonara with mushrooms. 3/16/21

Asparagus carbonara with mushrooms First time making this recipe and, wow, was it great! It has been a long time since we have used cheese in a dish so that alone made this dinner seem really indulgent. The recipe is … Continue reading

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