Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad. Healthy comfort food! Not your average pasta salad. Yummy and light for summer!
Sometimes you are just in a healthy comfort food kind of mood! This recipe is light and easy to whip up with fantastic flavor. The creamy sauce and pasta give it that comfort feeling but the veggies help it stay healthy. It tastes great both chilled and a little warm. If you use fresh peas from the garden it’s that much better!
1 lb. uncooked pasta (we use quinoa pasta)
15 chopped mushrooms
1 can sliced olives
1 can chopped artichokes
3 cups fresh or frozen peas
1 small diced onion
2 diced cloves garlic
¼ cup butter
½ cup sun-dried tomatoes
1 cup cream
salt and pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese (optional)
Sauté onions and garlic in butter until almost caramelized. Add mushrooms. Cook pasta according to directions. Chop sun-dried tomatoes very fine. After pasta is cooked and drained place in large bowl. Add sautéed mixture, sun-dried tomatoes and all other ingredients. Toss and serve.
Are you a pasta lover? Try our In a Hurry Pasta. Perfect when you are super busy.
More salads? Try our Super Food Wilted Salad and our Broccoli Cauliflower Summer Salad.
What do you do when you are needing some healthy comfort food?