Macaroni Grill Copycat Penne Rustica

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Penne pasta, shrimp and chicken all tossed with a creamy cheese sauce then baked in the oven for an amazing meal. This is great as a family meal or for guests. Prep time is about 25 minutes and cooking time is an additional 10 – 15 minutes.

Source: Adapted from Six Sisters’ Stuff Copycat Cooking

 

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Ingredients

 

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In a large skillet over medium

heat melt the butter.

 

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Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

 

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Add the rosemary, mustard, garlic salt,

heavy cream and cream cheese.

 

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Stir until the cream cheese melts and

mixture is hot and bubbly then set aside.

 

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Spray a 9″ x 13″ baking

dish with cooking oil.

 

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Place the cooked pasta into the baking dish.

Sprinkle with the cooked bacon, optional.

Although the bacon added some flavor, we did

not care for the bacon in it as it was really soft.

 

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Add the cooked chicken

and cooked shrimp.

 

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Add the salt & pepper.

 

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Add the green onions.

 

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Pour the cream mixture over the top.

 

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Sprinkle with the cheese and paprika.

 

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Bake in a preheated 475 degrees oven

for 10 – 15 minutes until hot, bubbly and

golden brown. Let sit for 5 – 10 minutes.

 

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Place on serving plates and enjoy!

 

Macaroni Grill Copycat Penne Rustica

http://www.InDianesKitchen.com

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 4 cups heavy cream
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 10 oz. penne pasta, cooked
  • 1/2 cup cooked and crumbled bacon bits, optional (we didn’t like how soft they became)
  • 24 precooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 large chicken breasts, cooked and diced
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped green onions
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp paprika

Directions

  1. Β Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute.
  3. Add the rosemary, mustard, garlic salt, heavy cream and cream cheese. Stir until the cream cheese melts and the mixture is hot and bubbly. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  4. Spray a 9″ x 13″ baking dish with cooking oil.
  5. Place the pasta into the baking dish. Sprinkle with bacon bits (optional).
  6. Add the shrimp and chicken evenly.
  7. Salt, pepper and sprinkle on the green onions.
  8. Pour the cream mixture over the top.
  9. Sprinkle with the cheese and paprika.
  10. Bake for 10 – 15 minutes until hot, bubbly and golden brown.
  11. Let sit for 5 – 10 then serve.

http://www.InDianesKitchen.com

36 Comments »

  1. Penne Rustica was served at the rehearsal dinner for my daughter’s wedding. It was made by the aunt of my son-in-law. I plan to add this recipe to my page soon. It does vary slightly. Thanks for sharing. I will definitely be trying.

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