Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Penne Pasta



Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Penne Pasta

Picture yourself in a cozy Italian trattoria, a rustic atmosphere that welcomes you with the irresistible aroma of fresh herbs and rich tomato sauces. Now, bring that same charm to your own kitchen with our Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Penne Pasta. This recipe embodies the essence of comfort with a delightful twist.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups penne pasta
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Begin by cooking the penne pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add the chopped sun-dried tomatoes and cook for a couple of minutes to intensify their flavor.
  4. Pour in the heavy cream, and let it simmer gently for 3-4 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  5. Sprinkle in the dried basil, grated Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Stir well.
  6. Add the cooked penne pasta to the skillet, tossing it in the luscious creamy sauce.
  7. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, ensuring the pasta is well-coated and heated through.
  8. Serve the creamy sun-dried tomato penne pasta in bowls, garnished with chopped fresh parsley.

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Indulge in the perfect harmony of velvety sun-dried tomato sauce and al dente penne pasta with our Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Penne Pasta. This dish effortlessly elevates a simple meal to a gourmet experience.

Nutrition information: Calories: 420 | Fat: 24g | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 11g

As you take the first bite, close your eyes and savor the rich, harmonious flavors dancing on your taste buds. Each forkful of penne enveloped in the luscious sun-dried tomato cream sauce is a journey to the heart of Italy’s culinary passion. Whether it’s a weeknight treat or a dinner party centerpiece, our Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Penne Pasta will transport you to a realm of pure gastronomic delight.

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