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By lisapearce

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (359 Votes)
Penne Pasta with Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce 1 Picture
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Servings 4
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 30

  • 1 (8-ounce) package penne pasta
  • 1/2 cup oil packed sun dried tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup whipping cream, not sweetened
  • 2 cups four cheeses blend, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

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Sun dried tomatoes give a lovely color to a traditional cheese sauce for pasta, and excellent flavor

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