Sun Dried Tomato Penne Pasta


The elegant simplicity and creative combination of flavors in this recipe make it a winner. If you've had a long day, pamper yourself with this dish which is super quick and easy to make. It basically has five ingredients and you only need one pot, for the pasta.

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  • 1 - 16 oz Box Penne Pasta
  • 1 - 8.5 oz jar Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomatoes In Pure Olive Oil & Herbs ~ Drained and chopped, reserving seasoned olive oil
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh romano cheese shavings
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil, reserved from jar
  • 2 Tbsp Pine Nuts, toasted


  • Cook pasta according to directions.
  • Drain pasta.
  • Stir in sun dried tomatoes, olive oil and fresh basil leaves.
  • Right before serving top with fresh shavings of romano cheese and toasted pinenuts.
  • To Toast pinenuts:
  • Place them on a cookie sheet in the oven at 350 degrees for fifteen minutes while watching them carefully to avoid burning.
  • Roast them until they're toasty brown and fragrant.

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