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Basil and Sun Dried Tomato Creamy Pasta with Spinach

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Sun dried tomato basil and spinach pasta in a decorative bowl
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This Basil and Sun Dried Tomato Creamy Pasta with Spinach is great. If you love the fragrance of sun-dried tomatoes and garlic cooking, you will love this recipe.

Basil and Sun Dried Tomato Creamy Pasta with Spinach in a white decorative bowl

We enjoy Italian food a few times per week. I mean how can you not love pasta unless you have some sort of allergy to pasta of course.

Basil and Sun Dried Tomato Creamy Pasta with Spinach in a white decorative bowl with course linen cloth underneath

This is different than many of the red sauce pasta that we make and it is a welcome change. With the addition of spinach and sun-dried tomatoes, this is a winner.

sun-dried tomatoes and garlic cooking in a silver pan

Our easy pasta recipes are great for families or sticking to a budget.

You may also enjoy our ITALIAN SAUSAGE AND BEEF CROCKPOT SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS
or this fantastic crispy chicken parmesan recipe

Sun dried tomato basil and spinach pasta in a decorative bowl

Basil and Sun Dried Tomato Creamy Pasta with Spinach

PinShare2K SharesThis Basil and Sun Dried Tomato Creamy Pasta with Spinach is great. If you love the fragrance of sun-dried tomatoes and garlic… Pasta Recipes basil and sun dried tomato creamy pasta with spinach Italian Print This
Serves: 4-6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 400 calories 20 fat
Rating: 4.7/5
( 3 voted )

Ingredients

1 Lbs Thick Spaghetti
3/4 Cup Sun-Dried Tomatoes
1 Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1/2 Cup Fresh Chopped Basil
6 Cloves Garlic Chopped
2 Cups Half and Half
12 Oz Package Fresh Spinach
1 Tbsp Butter
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 Tbsp Paprika
1 Pinch Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1 tsp Salt

Instructions

Go ahead and make the pasta according to the directions on the package.

Have the chopped ingredients ready to go.

Add the olive oil to a pan on medium-high heat.  Add the garlic and sun-dried tomatoes and saute for 2 minutes.

Next, add the half and half and salt. Bring this to a boil then lower the heat and simmer for 4 minutes.

Add half of the basil. I like to add half to the sauce and save the rest to put on top.

Add red pepper flakes and finally the spinach.

Once the spinach has wilted, go ahead and add the cooked, drained pasta and mix it up well.

Serve right away.

Enjoy!

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