Creamy Pesto Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes: Italian Elegance
Picture yourself in the heart of Italy, surrounded by the mesmerizing aroma of basil, the richness of creamy sauce, and the sun-drenched sweetness of sun-dried tomatoes. Our Creamy Pesto Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is a culinary masterpiece that embodies the true essence of Italian elegance.
- 2 cups of fresh basil leaves
- 1 cup of pine nuts
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup of heavy cream
- 1 cup of sun-dried tomatoes, sliced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 pound of your favorite pasta
- Begin by boiling the pasta until al dente.
- In a blender, combine basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and a pinch of salt. Blend until you have a smooth pesto sauce.
- In a separate pan, heat the heavy cream until it simmers. Stir in the pesto sauce and sun-dried tomatoes.
- Once the pasta is cooked, drain and toss it in the creamy pesto sauce until well coated.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes
Indulge in the luxurious flavors of Italy with this Creamy Pesto Pasta, where the vibrant pesto meets the sweet intensity of sun-dried tomatoes, creating a dish that is nothing short of a symphony for your taste buds.
Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 450kcal, Total Fat – 25g, Protein – 12g, Carbohydrates – 48g
Concluding this culinary journey, Creamy Pesto Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is not just a recipe; it’s a celebration of flavors that transport you to the rustic kitchens of Italy. Each bite is a dance of textures and tastes, making it a dish that deserves a special place in your repertoire of gourmet delights.