Barilla Penne rigate 500g - 500g is ideal for penne pasta recipes! Cooks in just 8 minutes. The Barilla tradition began in 1877, and their pasta is still made by artisans who mix just the right ingredients to create the freshest quality pasta. Barilla Penne rigate 500g. Penne rigate are small, corkscrew-shaped pasta tubes. They are drained before cooking in boiling water, so they often wind up with a few bite marks in them. But it's these little holes that make penne rigate so great with thick, chunky sauces like Bolognese and marinara. And this is exactly the sauce that Barilla has cooked up for you - sunny marinara, made from vine ripened tomatoes and carefully simmered to perfection. Who said it was hard to have it all? Penne are pasta rings with the thickness of a finger. Penne rigate are penne with ridges (like rengas). Penne rigate are perfect for many traditional sauces and dishes and work very well on their own. Barilla's motto since 1877 has been to provide "la buona cucina povera" -- good-tasting, quality food for all. This is one of the oldest mottoes in the food industry; because good-tasting, quality food does not have to be expensive.