9 Easy Penne Pasta Recipes for Stress-Free Weeknight Dinners

Sometimes, you just want to whip up a quick and easy meal that involves boiling a pot of water and not a whole lot else. For those weeknights that are just too busy to make an elaborate meal, take your pick from these recipes that get dinner on the table so fast you might feel a little guilty about how little time they took to whip. But trust us—after just one bite, no one would guess that you spent less than 30 minutes in the kitchen.

Spanning a lemony spinach and artichoke dish that's brimming with brie to a crockpot sun-dried tomato penne alla vodka that'll hit make your entire kitchen smell delicious, these easy penne pasta recipes are so good that they're going to have you going back for seconds (and thirds). Keep scrolling for seven delicious penne pasta recipes that make it easy to indulge your midweek carb cravings.