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Penne with Creamy Basil Tomato Sauce

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Garlic; chopped
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 2 c Basic Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tb White wine
  • 1/4 c Half and half
  • 1/4 c Sun-dried tomatoes;
  • -oil-packed, drained
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 lb Penne
  • 1/2 c Fresh basil; torn
  • 1/4 c Parmesan cheese; grated


1. In a medium skillet, saute the garlic in the olive oil over low heat
until the garlic is light brown, 1-2 minutes. Add the tomato sauce and
simmer for 1 minute. Add the wine and simmer for a few seconds. Stir in the
half and half and simmer for a few seconds more. Add the dried tomatoes and
stir. Sauce can be made the day before and reheated.

2. Cook penne

3. Add basil to sauce and simmer for a few seconds. drain the pasta and add
to sauce. Toss well.

4. Remove the pasta and sauce from the heat. Add the cheese. mix 1/2 of the
cheese in with the sauce and top with the other half.

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