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10-Minute Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta! – The Mediterranean Dish


10 minutes and a few pantry staples give you this delicious, creamy sun-dried tomato pasta! Bursting with tangy and subtly sweet flavor, this Italian-style pasta with sundried tomatoes is perfect as a vegetarian dinner or with chicken breast.

sundried tomato pasta in a large pan

Sun-dried tomato pasta for the win!

Tangy-sweet sun-dried tomatoes, your favorite pasta, and a quick creamy sauce make an easy pasta dinner. While the penne pasta is cooking, you’ll work on the sauce, so your dinner is ready in like 10 minutes!  

This is another meatless weeknight dinner that my family loves as much as they do my pasta primavera. But whenever I have leftover chicken, I toss it in! 

labeled ingredients for sundried tomato pasta including olive oil, shallots, herbs, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, pasta, parmesan cheese, and fresh basil

Ingredients for sun-dried tomato sauce 

To me, the sauce makes all the difference. It is just creamy enough, but not too heavy that it weighs down the pasta. I don’t use heavy cream to make the sauce, relying instead on Parmesan cheese, whole milk, and a little bit of the starchy pasta water. Here is what you need to make the sauce for your sun-dried tomato pasta: