Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a delicious pasta dish! It makes a wonderful first course for a dinner party. It would also make a great vegetarian meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook artichokes with water and lemon juice until tender.
  2. Cool artichokes, cut into quarters, reserve liquid.
  3. In large skillet, cook 4 T.
  4. (reserving 1 T.) minced garlic in 1 1/2 T.
  5. oil over medium high heat until golden.
  6. Reduce heat to low.
  7. Add artichokes and tomatoes, simmer one minute.
  8. Add artichoke liquid, red peppers, parsley, salt and pepper.
  9. Simmer 5 minutes.
  10. Cook and stir bread crumbs and reserved 1 T.
  11. garlic in remaining 1/2 T.
  12. oil.
  13. Pour artichoke sauce over penne in large bowl, toss gently to coat.
  14. Sprinkle with bread crumb mixture and romano cheese.

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