Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
(Serves 3)Pour 1/3 cup boiling water over sun-dried tomatoes. Soak for 10 minutes.
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes (not in oil)
Combine drained tomatoes, almonds, basil, garlic and cheese in a mini food processor. Process until finely chopped, adding some of the tomato soaking water if necessary.
1/4 cup toasted almonds
2 tablespoon fresh basil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup parmigiano type cheese, grated
1 ear of corn, cooked and cut off the cob
Saute celery, shallots, peppers and mushrooms in oil for 3-5 minutes.
1/4 cup celery, diced
2 tablespoon shallots, diced
1/4 cup mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup red pepper, diced
1 teaspoon olive oil
Stir in corn.
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving a small amount of water.
1 1/2 cup farfalline pasta
Combine sauteed vegetables with corn, pesto and pasta. Add some of the pasta water as needed.