Penne rigate belong to the short pasta range from Barilla. The extremities of this tubular pasta are cut diagonally to look like quill pens and have a ridged surface. Penne Rigate are one of the most popular pasta shapes. They are prepared using only the best durum wheat and water. Penne exalt the Mediterranean sauces: they love tomato, the intense aroma of basil, and the harmony of soft vegetables.