Creamless Penne Romanoff

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 25 MIN
  • Servings 6


Bechamel Sauce




Bechamel Sauce

  1. In a saucepan, melt the butter. Add the flour and stir until smooth. Whisk in the milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly with a whisk and let simmer for a few minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


  1. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, sauté the mushrooms in the butter over high heat until they are golden brown. Season with salt and pepper. Add the onions and garlic. Continue cooking for about 2 minutes. Add the pasta and heat throughout. Deglaze with the vodka and flambé, if desired, or let the alcohol cook down. Add the béchamel and tomatoes amd stir to combine. Adjust the seasoning.


  1. Serve in a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, green onions and pine nuts.



Each serving contains 30% less fat than the traditional recipe and 80 mg of calcium to boot.

Healthy Pick

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

Without optional ingredients

Content % Daily Value
Calories 490  
Total Fat 17 g  
Saturated Fat 8 g  
Sodium (salt) 249 mg  
Carbohydrates 69 g  
Fibre 4 g  
Protein 16 g