Tagliolini con Pomodori Secchi

Thin noodles with sun-dried tomatoes

Preparation info
  • Serves


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Pasta Italian Style

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1991

  • About

My son Marc came back from Rome a few years ago and told me about the wonderful pasta he had with sun-dried tomatoes. They are available here in jars packed in olive oil. Their very concentrated, sharp yet sweet taste is indeed a delight with pasta.


Basic recipe


Steep the strips of tomato in the hot water for about 1 hour. Sauté the garlic in the oil for a few minutes without allowing it to colour. Add the tomatoes, their soaking water and the parsley and cook for a further few minutes. Any oil that was covering the tomatoes in the jar can be added as well.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta ‘al dente’, drain and pour into a heated serving dish. Toss wi