Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta By Marissa Wong February 11, 2020 This Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta is: Simple & easy Family-friendly Dairy-free Make it gluten-free 30-minute Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta. Tasty pasta made with sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and topped with a creamy dairy-free sauce and crushed red peppers. This pasta is family-friendly and simple to whip up for dinner. Gluten-free? Substitute the pasta and flour to make the entire dish gluten-free. Not a fan of spicy food? Cut out the crushed red peppers and add dried oregano or dried basil instead. TIPS WHEN MAKING THIS CREAMY SAUCE Turn your stovetop to low heat and slowly melt the butter in a medium pot. After the butter melts, add the flour and whisk until it becomes a lumpy mixture. After you have created the butter, and flour mixture immediately add the milk to the pot while whisking the entire time. Whisk the mixture until all of the clumps have turned into a creamy sauce. Increase the heat to medium-low for 3-4 minutes, whisking the entire time. You do not want it to turn into a rolling boil, this sauce can easily burn. Lastly, add the salt, pepper, tomato paste, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, and whisk once more. Immediately take the creamy sauce off the heat until you are ready to add it to your pasta mixture. Pin Print Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato PastaRecipe by Marissa WongCourse: UncategorizedDifficulty: EasyServings4servingsCooking time30minutesTasty pasta made with sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and topped with a creamy dairy-free sauce and crushed red peppers. This pasta is family friendly and simple to whip up for dinner.Ingredients12 ounces of pasta, cooked according to the back of the package.2 Tbsp butter, I used dairy-free2 Tbsp all-purpose flour, substitute for gluten-free flour1 ½ cup dairy-free milk⅔ cup sun-dried tomatoes1 ½ cup fresh packed spinach, (optional)1 Tbsp garlic powder2 Tbsp nutritional yeast1 Tbsp tomato paste1 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepper1 tsp crushed red pepperDirectionsCook pasta according to package, drain, and set aside.Heat a medium pot or dutch oven on low heat and add the butter. Once melted add the flour and whisk until it becomes a clumpy paste.Slowly, add the milk and whisk until all clumps have smoothed out.Increase the heat to medium low for 3-4 minutes, whisking the entire time. You do not want it to turn into a rolling boil, this sauce can easily burn.Add the salt, pepper, tomato paste, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, and whisk once more.In a large bowl add the cooked pasta, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh spinach (optional) sauce, and toss. The warm pasta sauce will cook the spinach enough without it wilting.Sprinkle with crushed red pepper, eat, and enjoy! Notes Don’t like spinach? Make this creamy pasta without fresh spinachYou can use sun-dried tomatoes from a package or from a jar. If you use sun-dried tomatoes from a jar just make sure to rinse, drain, and chop them into small pieces before adding them to the pasta.Any type of pasta like rigatoni, gnocchi, and farfalle would taste wonderful with this creamy sauce. Recipe Card plugin by WPZOOM Share your Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta on Instagram @burnbootcamp and @itsallgoodvegan.com. Subscribe to Our Blog Blog Email* 3 responses to “Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta” What gluten free pasta do you like? Reply How many Calories are in this dish? Reply What’s the nutritional information for this recipe? Thanks!! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.