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Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Pasta

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Amy Duska

Ingredients

  • 16 oz. pasta cooked
  • 1 (7 oz.) jar sun dried tomatoes drained and roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 cups vegetable broth or stock ½ cup reserved
  • ½ cup dairy-free sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cracked red pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh basil roughly chopped, about 20 leaves
  • 2 tablespoons flour

Instructions

  • In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, saute the sun-dried tomatoes for 3 minutes. Add the minced garlic and continue to saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add 2 ½ cups of vegetable broth and the sour cream to the pan and stir over medium heat until well blended. Stir in the garlic powder, nutritional yeast, onion powder, cracked red pepper and salt and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Combine the reserved ½ cup of vegetable stock and flour in a small bowl and stir until there are no lumps. Pour the flour mixture into the pan and stir until blended and the sauce begins to thicken. Add the basil and pasta, stir and cook until heated through. Serve warm.

Notes

  • Make this dish gluten-free by using gluten-free pasta and corn starch instead of flour to thicken the sauce.
  • To Store: Keep leftovers in an air-tight container in the fridge.
  • To Reheat: Warm up leftovers in the microwave or on the stove-top in a non-stick pan.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5g