Penne pasta with dried tomato pesto!!!

A simple and quick sauce, but very delicious and aromatic, that has all the Mediterranean flavours !!!


    • 500 gr penne pasta
    • 25 gr. dried tomato
    • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup basil
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • 70 gr. peeled almonds*
  • Salt, pepper


Bήμα 1

In a pot with plenty of salted water, cook the pasta according to the instructions of the package.

Bήμα 2

Strain penne pasta and keep a cup of the boiling water.

Bήμα 3

Sop the tomatoes in water for 2 hours.

Bήμα 4

Add in blender the tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, almonds, basil and parmesan cheese and mix together until they become a smooth paste.

Bήμα 5

Add to the mixture 1 cup water of the cooked pasta and mix with a wire.

Bήμα 6

Pour the mixture into pasta and mix together.

Bήμα 7

Serve with freshly ground pepper and extra parmesan cheese.


• Chill pesto in order to keep it for a long time or store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Pesto should be defrosted in the refrigerator, before its use.
• It can be used as a dip with breadsticks or as a bread spread.

• Be very careful with salt, since the dried tomatoes are already salted.
• Avoid adding pine nuts in order to not have a sweet and greasy pesto. Also, avoid nuts because they harden its taste. Choose to add almonds in pesto, since almonds make it tastier.

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