Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Hearty flavors that leave you feeling satisfied and happy.

Besides being incredibly easy to make, this Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta cooks up super fast, and leave you feeling full and happy! With it’s hearty flavors and only a handful of ingredients, this pasta recipe is one you will keep around for awhile.

Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta recipe

Ingredients list for the Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

  • 4 oz (115g) sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, drained
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil from the sun-dried tomatoes
  • Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 cup (250ml) half and half (or milk)
  • 1 cup (250ml) chicken or vegetable stock
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 8 oz (250g) farfalle pasta
  • Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • Fresh chopped basil

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1. Cook pasta according to package instructions, until al dente. Drain, reserving some pasta water and set aside. 

2. In the meantime, saute minced garlic, onion and drained sun-dried tomatoes in a large skillet with 2 tablespoons of oil reserved from the sun-dried tomatoes jar. Saute for 1 minute until fragrant. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt, paprika, Italian seasoning, crushed red pepper and cook on medium heat for 2 minutes more.

3. Add half and half and chicken or vegetable stock to the skillet bring to a simmer. Add a bit of pasta water to dilute the sauce if it’s too thick.

4. Remove the sauce from heat. Stir in cooked pasta and mix well. Adjust seasoning, sprinkle with basil and parmesan, and more crushed red pepper if desired. Enjoy!

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