Fresh Herb Arugula Penne Pasta & Parmesan

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Fresh herb arugula penne pasta & Parmesan is one of those easy quick recipes that you can serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Vegetables and Pasta

The best kind of pasta is vegetable pasta which is a very light food that can be eaten throughout the day as daily breakfast, lunch or dinner. The vegetable can be boiled or roasted as per the choice, but adding fresh veggies to your pasta will add a lot of health benefits to the food.

Vegetarian Penne Pasta Recipes

Penne pasta is a unique cylindrical-shaped pasta that looks like a pen hence the name. Vegetarian penne pasta is liked by a lot of people and everyone creates their own versions. It is a delicacy that people consume as a side dish or a snack during dinner. According to a poll, people prefer penne pasta with cream & a famous Tahini spread for the added flavors. It has both the goodness of veggies & creamy flavor for the taste buds.

Pasta with Vegetables

According to a health survey, mothers prefer adding a lot of vegetables to the pasts for the kids to keep them healthy along with healthy fats. It is recommended to avoid wheat flour derivative pasta as it may lead to prolonged digestion, but including vegetables in your creamy or tangy pasta will increase its nutritional value.

For a delicious pasta recipe with lots of healthy vegetables, then you can’t beat this one!

Easy Creamy Fresh Vegetable Pasta

Pasta with Veggies

Readymade pasta with veggies is trending nowadays across the globe. It’s in high demand ready-to-eat food which is not only loved by kids, the younger generation but also by adults. The ready-to-eat pasta comes in different flavors with additives & veggies such as cheesy pasta, tomato paste, salsa pasta, saucy pasta, and many more.

Pasta with Egg on Top

Pasta lovers experiment with their pasta by combining an egg and different sauces for extra flavor & richness. Egg whites give an extremely creamy texture & make pasta look viscous. Soft boiled eggs can also be used along with some scrambled eggs and cheese sauce/mayonnaise as a dressing.

Pasta with Egg and Cheese

To make your regular egg pasta more interesting & flavourful, adding cheese is the best option. Cheese makes the pasta so smooth, creamy and velvety, that nobody can resist eating such a marvelous dish. Parmesan cheese pasta with scrambled eggs is once such a dish that is loved by everyone and can be combined with tangy sauces.

Olive Oil Penne Pasta

If you are looking for a semi healthier version of pasta, do give it a try to olive oil penne pasta. Pasta is an easy ingredient to use in any meal or individually. Adding to this pasta is the flavor of olive oil, spices, and chicken nuggets. Penne pasta can be cooked for any special occasion or any family get-together for a dinner party.

Penne and Cheese

Penne pasta with cheese is a very tasty Italian food and different recipes are shared for this dish. Pairing penne pasta with mozzarella or ricotta cheese will be a healthy option as it has lower calories & sodium content. Cheese is also a healthy alternative to butter and other vegetable oils.

Here are delicious recipes you should try: 

one skillet chicken pasta
quick healthy chicken parmesan
~spicy chicken bokchoy arugula soup~
best ever pasta carbonara
Aussie lamb strawberry arugula pizza

~fresh herb arugula penne pasta & Parmesan~

~fresh herb arugula penne pasta & Parmesan~

fresh herb arugula penne pasta & parmesan

Yield: Serves: 4

Fresh herb arugula penne pasta & Parmesan is one of those easy quick recipes that you can serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


  • 12 ounces of penne pasta cooked according to package directions
  • 3 Tbl. butter
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan reggiano (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes (optional)
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil (loosely packed)
  • 2 cups fresh arugula
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano (loosely packed)
  • 2 Tbl fresh chopped mint
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 sunnyside up eggs (optional)


Salt well the water; it should taste like sea water. Prepare the pasta according to package directions cooking it al dente.

Drain pasta reserving about 1/3 cup of the water. Put the butter in the pasta pot (still hot). Add the reserved water. Return the pasta to the pot, add 3/4 cup of the Parmesan, chili flakes, basil, arugula, oregano and mint and toss with tongs.

Serve in pasta bowls with a sunnyside egg on each serving, a drizzle of olive oil and more of the Parmesan.

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