Penne Pasta Dippers with Marinara

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Barilla® Whole Grain Penne pasta is perfect for little fingers to dip into marinara so less mess and more fun! Serve with a cheese filled breadstick to continue the dipping fun.

HACCP Process #2 Same Day Service


  • 12 Pounds 8 Ounces Barilla® Whole Grain Penne
  • 4 - #10 Cans Nutritionally Enhanced Marinara Sauce


Step 1

Day of Service:

Pre-Prep: Clean and sanitize prep area .
Pull Barilla® whole grain penne and marinara sauce from dry storage.
Prep: Wipe off marinara lids, remove and discard lids carefully.
Wash hands thoroughly.

Step 2

Cook: Boiling method: Boil water in steam kettle, tilt skillet, or in a large pot on stove top.
Add pasta to boiling water, return to a boil as quickly as possible.
Cook pasta for 4 minutes.
Drain pasta as quickly as possible.
Rinse pasta in colander in cold water to stop the cooking process, drain again as quickly and completely as possible.
* Note: if using a steamer, put pasta in hotel pans with water to cover, and increase cooking time to 6 minutes using maximum steam.

SOP: Batch cook as necessary to insure best end product and nutritional.

Step 3

Cook: Place marinara sauce in large stock pot or steam kettle.
Cover and heat over low heat for 20 minutes or until the sauce reaches 150°F.

CCP: Heat until it reaches 150°F for 15 seconds.

Step 4

Hold: Hold pasta, covered and drained above 135°F.

CCP: Hold above 135°F

Step 5

Serve: 1 cup of whole grain penne with 1 - 8 oz. spoodle.
Add 1/2 cup marinara sauce using 1 - 4 oz. ladle.
Each serving is 9.17 Ounces or 260 Grams.

CCP: Hold above 135°F

Each serving of this recipe provides 2 oz. eq. whole grain and 1/2 cup red/orange vegetable.

Chef Recommended Cuts
  • Whole Grain Penne
  • Whole Grain Rotini
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 9.1 oz. (260 g)
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 270
Calories from Fat 43.2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.8g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 136mg
Total Carbohydrate 53g
Dietary Fiber 9.3g
Sugars 12g
Protein 11.3g

Vitamin A 97%
Vitamin C 97%
Calcium 3%
Iron 26%
Allergy Information: Wheat
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.