Pepperoni Penne Carbonara
3 cups uncooked penne pasta
2 cups chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
3 cups boiling water
1/4 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 cup chopped pepperoni
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 cup heavy whipping cream
3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, soak tomatoes in boiling water for 10 minutes; drain well.
In a large skillet, saute tomatoes in butter for 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
Stir in the pepperoni, cheese, cream, basil, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat until heated through. Drain pasta; toss with sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
Recipe found here: Pepperoni Penne Carbonara