Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Old Farmhouse Creamy Penne Pasta

Old Farmhouse Creamy Penne Pasta
2 cups penne pasta, cooked according to package directions

3 strips bacon
4 tbsp. butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1/3 cup onion, diced

1/4 cup flour
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
red pepper flakes, optional

fresh basil for garnish

Cook bacon in medium saucepan until crisp.
Remove from pan and cut into bite size pieces.

Add butter to bacon drippings in pan.

Saute onion and garlic until translucent.
Add sun dried tomatoes and cook until all are tender.
Add flour and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add broth, stirring frequently until sauce comes to a simmer.
Remove from heat.
Add sour cream and parmesan cheese.
Mix thoroughly.

Choose light or fat free
to reduce the calorie content.

Be sure the pasta is well drained and add to the sauce.
Garnish with fresh basil and red pepper flakes.

This pairs well with Grilled Chicken.

Today, I added peas to the leftovers.
It is a tasty summer side dish!

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