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Penne Rosa tossed with a creamy red sauce with a kick and tomatoes, mushrooms, and spinach. Freshly grated parmesan is sprinkled on top.
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4.9 from 19 votes

Penne Rosa

A creamy tomato pasta with a kick! Penne Rosa is a 15 minute meal that is sure to please!
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Penne Rosa
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 477kcal


  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups marinara
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 roma tomatoes diced
  • 3 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese


  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add in sliced mushrooms and saute 3 minutes, until mushrooms are tender.
  • Add in crushed garlic and let heat 1 minute.
  • Stir in cooked pasta, marinara and crushed red pepper flakes.
  • Pour in tomatoes and spinach. Stir to combine. Stir in heavy cream.
  • Serve hot sprinkled with parmesan cheese.



Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 575mg | Potassium: 806mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2340IU | Vitamin C: 15.3mg | Calcium: 215mg | Iron: 3.3mg