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Vegan Sun Dried Tomato Pesto with Pasta

Vegan Sun Dried Tomato Pesto with Pasta

This pasta with sun-dried tomatillos pesto is an absolute game changer. It’s so savory and hearty that it’s almost more reminiscent of bolognese than pesto! It’s unlike most pesto recipes that use pine nuts and walnuts. The pesto will have a rich texture if you add a splash of warm tomato-soaking water. I’ve served this pasta to so many friends, and I’ve found that it’s a true crowd-pleaser.

Umami bomb

The first and most crucial thing I can tell about this recipe for sun dried tomato pesto pasta is that it’s a great way to use up the tomatoes you have in your pantry.

I love developing recipes, but there’s a downside to thinking through everything I cook before I cook it. The element of surprise is lost, and happy kitchen accidents become rare.

The sun-dried tomato pesto that I’m sharing today, though, You can learn more about it here a happy accident. Very happy.

A bag of sun dried tomatoes had been in my pantry for some time. As my kitchen space is more limited, I use up ingredients as quickly as possible, rather than let them accumulate.

I decided to make an icy, sun-dried tomatoes pesto.

The first batch I made was not very impressive. I ate the food over a period of days ;…

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