Mouthwatering Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Toss the cooked pasta with the sun-dried tomato pesto sauce until it’s evenly coated.
  5. 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.

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