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Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes Recipe

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This recipe for Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes, by , is from The Wenstad/Satrang Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amber Behr
Added: Monday, October 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. spiral pasta
Kosher Salt
Olive Oil
1 lb. ripe tomatoes, medium-diced
3/4 cup kalamata olives
1 lb. fresh mozzarella, medium-diced
6 sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
For the dressing:
5 sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
6 tbsp. good olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. capers drained
2 tsp. kosher salt
3/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 cup packed basil leaves, julienned

Directions:
Directions:
Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water with a splash of oil to keep it from sticking together. Boil for 12 minutes, or according to the directions on the package. Drain well and allow to cool. Place the pasta in a bowl and add the tomatoes, olives, mozzarella, and chopped sun-dried tomatoes.

For the dressing, combine the sun-dried tomatoes, vinegar, olive oil, garlic, capers, salt and pepper in a food processor until almost smooth.

Pour the dressing over the pasta, sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and basil, and toss well.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This salad sits well, so you can make it early in the day. Add the parmesan and basil just before serving.

 

 

 

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