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Penne Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pesto

A perfect dish to make when you only have a few minutes to prepare a healthy and delicious meal. Sun-dried tomatoes and pesto are a perfect combination.
Course Main dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pasta sauce, pesto, quick and easy dinner, sun dried tomato, weeknight meal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 2
Calories 663 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Re-hydrate the sun-dried tomatoes by placing them in a small bowl, then pour 1 cup of water over the tomatoes. Cover and microwave for one minute, then allow them to sit for about 5 minutes until they soften.
  2. Cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions.
  3. In a small skillet heat the pesto sauce, then stir in the nutmeg.
  4. Next, add the cooked pasta to the pesto mixture, then stir to coat evenly. Top with sun-dried tomatoes
  5. Finally, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Penne Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 663 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 600mg26%
Potassium 745mg21%
Carbohydrates 96g32%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 1375IU28%
Vitamin C 10.5mg13%
Calcium 231mg23%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.