Open Accessibility Menu
Hide

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update Learn More

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CentraCare care givers have been working around the clock for more than 20 months to care for you, your families and friends during COVID. We are committed to caring for every Minnesotan who needs us, and nothing will prevent us from doing so – even during these never-seen-before times.

The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to help us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

How can you help?

  • Please get your COVID vaccines and booster shots. They are proven safe and effective in reducing COVID illness, keeping people out of the hospital, and preventing death.
  • If your situation is not an emergency, please use other care options, including:
  • If this is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or visit the ER.

Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO

Penne with Sundried Tomatoes

Published in Recipes, Pasta & Potatoes Author: CentraCare

Ingredients

  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 3 to 4 sundried tomatoes cut in julienne strips
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/8 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add salt. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the garlic and sauté for 5-6 minutes. Add the sundried tomatoes, parsley and thyme, and heat to warm.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and pour over the tomato mixture. Toss together and season to taste with pepper, salt or olive oil.

Yield: 8 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 155
  • Fat: 4 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 1 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 142 mg
  • Carbs: 25 g.
  • Fiber: 3 g.
  • Protein: 10 g.