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Pasta, penne

What is pasta, penne? About the ingredient pasta, penne. Including 139 recipes with pasta, penne, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Penne pasta is a tube-shaped pasta which originates in Campania, a region in Southern Italy. This pasta is probably one of the more well-known pasta shapes, available in most markets and grocery stores which stock pasta.

Cooks with access to a pasta extruder can also make their own penne, should they so desire. Penne pasta dishes are frequently on the menu at Italian restaurants, especially in the United States, where consumers have a fondness for this pasta shape.

Like other pastas, penne pasta can come in a range of guises beyond the basic variety. Whole and white wheat versions are available, along with gluten-free penne made from rice, corn, and other ingredients.

Many producers also make flavored penne pasta, with added ingredients such as spinach or sundried tomatoes. The best penne is usually made with durum wheat, a cultivar known for its hardness and resilience.

Durum wheat penne will remain chewy and resilient through the cooking process, even if slightly overcooked, whereas pasta made with softer wheats will tend to fall apart.

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365 Everyday Value, Organic Penne Rigate, 16 oz

365 Everyday Value, Organic Penne Rigate, 16 oz

by 365

Brought to you by Whole Foods Market. Our standards are what set us apart, and our quality is what keeps us stocking pantries, fridges and freezers with the best natural and organic 365 Everyday Value products every day. Our organic penne rigate {pen-nay o rih-gah-tay} is made in Italy at an authentic pastificio dedicated to making only the highest quality pastas. Made with organic durum wheat, our pasta is the perfect base to any dish. Hollow and ridged, this pasta holds up in rustic sauces and is exceptional in baked dishes. Low Fat, Sodium Free. Certified Organic, Certified Kosher, Certified Vegan.


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Barilla Pasta, Mini Penne, 16 Ounce

Barilla Pasta, Mini Penne, 16 Ounce

by Barilla Pasta

Barilla Mini Penne takes one of the most famous Italian pasta shapes and shrinks it into small pasta Cook Time: 7 minutes for mezze penne with al dente texture Serving Size: 8 penne servings per Blue Box of pasta Even as a tiny pasta, mini penne holds on to meat cheese and oil well Our penne pasta is verified non-GMO, kosher certified, a product of the USA & a kid friendly shape


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De Cecco Semolina Pasta, Penne Rigate No.41, 1 Pound

De Cecco Semolina Pasta, Penne Rigate No.41, 1 Pound

by DeCecco

Contains 1-16 oz box 100% Durum Wheat Semolina Made in Italy Cooking time: 12 min - Al dente: 10 min Shaped through Bronze Dies to create a rough surface to better retain sauce Slowly Dried at low Temperature to Preserve Nutritional Properties. GMO Free. Kosher.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup elbow shaped (105g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 389Calories from Fat 14
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.6g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 1%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 78.4g 26%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars 2.8
Protein 13.7g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Pasta, penne is usually found in the pasta section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Pasta, penne is a member of the Cereal Grains and Pasta USDA nutritional food group.

How much does pasta, penne weigh?

measure grams
1 cup elbow shaped 105
1 cup spiral shaped 84
1 cup small shells 93
2 oz 57

In Chinese:意大利面,通心粉
British (UK) term: Pasta, penne
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Recipes using pasta, penne

There are 139 recipes that contain this ingredient.

20 Minute Penne Carbonara for Two
Alpine Baked Pasta
Asparagus and Chicken Pasta
Baked Macaroni
Baked Spinach and Ricotta Penne
Blackened Chicken Strips on Pasta with Cajun Sauce
Brussels Sprouts and Salami Pasta with Pine Nuts
Cheesy Baked Whole Wheat Penne with Roasted Fresh Vegetables
Corn and Tomato Smoky Penne Pasta
Fennel, Zucchini and White Bean Pasta
Lemon Pasta with Asparagus and Pine Nuts
Light Alfredo Pasta

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