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