Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

Servings 4
Calories 402 kcal
Author Debi

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces pasta uncooked
  • 1 cup sun dried tomatoes
  • ¼ cup basil roughly chopped
  • ½ teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper plus additional for garnish
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Fresh Parmesan for garnish

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Once al dente, drain.
  2. Meanwhile, while pasta is cooking, in the bowl of a food processor, add tomatoes. Process to a fine paste. Add basil and pulse to combine. Add vinegar, salt, and pepper and pulse to combine. With the machine running, slowly pour in olive oil. Taste for seasoning adding more salt and pepper as necessary.
  3. Toss pasta with sun dried tomato pesto, and grate fresh Parmesan over the top. Garnish with additional black pepper and basil leaves as desired.

Recipe Notes

Find the recipe for making your own sun dried tomatoes here >>> https://lifecurrentsblog.com/preserving-summer-sun-dried-oven-roasted-tomatoes/

Nutrition Facts
Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 402 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 217mg 9%
Potassium 1069mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 58g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 12g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 6.4%
Vitamin C 13.4%
Calcium 4.5%
Iron 18.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.