Mouthwatering Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta
Picture yourself in Italy, bathed in warm sunlight, sipping on a glass of fine wine, and savoring every bite of this Mouthwatering Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta. This delightful dish captures the essence of Mediterranean cuisine, combining the rich flavors of sun-dried tomatoes, aromatic basil, and creamy pesto sauce. It’s a symphony of tastes that will transport your taste buds to a blissful culinary journey.
- 8 oz of penne pasta
- 1/2 cup of sun-dried tomatoes
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 cup of fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup of pine nuts
- 1/2 cup of extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- In a food processor, combine the sun-dried tomatoes, minced garlic, fresh basil, Parmesan cheese, and pine nuts. Pulse until the mixture forms a coarse paste.
- With the food processor running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until the pesto is well combined and smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Toss the cooked pasta with the sun-dried tomato pesto sauce until it’s evenly coated.
- Serve hot, garnished with extra grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
This Mouthwatering Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta is a taste of Italy on your plate. With the perfect balance of sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and creamy pesto, it’s a dish that will have your family and friends asking for seconds. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or craving a comforting meal, this recipe is a winner.
Nutrition per serving: Calories – 450, Fat – 25g, Carbohydrates – 45g, Protein – 10g
Picture yourself enjoying a warm, flavorful bowl of this pasta while creating lasting memories with loved ones. Make this recipe your go-to for special occasions or simple weeknight dinners. It’s a true taste of Italy that will leave you craving more.