Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta: Italian Elegance



Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta: Italian Elegance

Picture yourself in the heart of Italy, where every dish tells a story. Our Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta is the embodiment of Italian elegance, a dish that seamlessly combines rustic charm with refined flavors. It’s a melody of sun-drenched tomatoes, al dente pasta, and velvety cream sauce that dances on your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz (220g) linguine pasta
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Begin by cooking the linguine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and cook for a couple of minutes to release their flavors.
  4. Pour in the heavy cream and let the mixture simmer gently.
  5. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese, allowing it to melt into the sauce and create a luscious texture.
  6. Sprinkle in the dried basil, salt, and pepper. Adjust the seasonings to your taste.
  7. Add the cooked linguine to the sauce, tossing to coat each strand.
  8. Let the pasta absorb the flavors for a minute before serving.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta is a testament to the simple yet harmonious flavors of Italian cuisine. The sun-dried tomatoes bring a burst of intense sweetness that perfectly balances the richness of the cream and cheese.

Nutrition information: Calories: 540, Carbohydrates: 42g, Protein: 15g, Fat: 35g

Picture yourself indulging in this dish under the Mediterranean sun, savoring every bite as if you were in a charming Italian trattoria. Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta captures the essence of Italian elegance—a celebration of good food, good company, and the joy of savoring life’s simple pleasures.

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