Copycat Macaroni Grills Penne Rustica Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Copycat Macaroni Grill's Penne Rustica is a rich and flavorful pasta dish that is sure to impress. The penne pasta is tossed in a creamy sauce made with heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, and garlic. It is then topped with grilled chicken, shrimp, and pancetta for added protein and flavor. This dish is perfect for a special occasion or when you want to treat yourself to a restaurant-quality meal at home.

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Copycat Macaroni Grills Penne Rustica

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Ingredients for Copycat Macaroni Grills Penne Rustica Recipe

  • 1.33 ounce Penne Pasta
  • 0.67 ounce Pancetta, Diced
  • 0.33 piece Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, Cut Into Bite Sized S
  • 1.33 ounce Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 cup Heavy Cream
  • 0.17 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Copycat Macaroni Grills Penne Rustica Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the penne pasta according to package instructions.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, cook the pancetta until crispy.
  • STEP 3.Remove the pancetta from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 4.In the same skillet, cook the chicken and shrimp until cooked through.
  • STEP 5.Add the garlic to the skillet and cook for an additional minute.
  • STEP 6.Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a simmer.
  • STEP 7.Stir in the Parmesan cheese until melted and smooth.
  • STEP 8.Add the cooked penne pasta to the skillet and toss to coat in the sauce.
  • STEP 9.Top with the cooked pancetta and serve.

Cooking Tips

  • You can substitute bacon for pancetta if desired.
  • Feel free to add additional vegetables such as spinach or sun-dried tomatoes.
  • Serve with a side of garlic bread or a fresh salad.

Storage and Serving

  • This dish is best served fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
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Recipe By Slurrp