Great tasting and easy dinner. I use regular spaghetti sauce and add cream, rather than use jarred Alfredo. Also I use chicken cutlets to make them nice and thin. Definitely a keeper!


  • 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
  • US Customary - Metric


  • 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.