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