Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Foodie Sisters: Dried tomato and Artichoke pasta

I was at my parents house last month and my dad was making something with these exact ingredients except that he was making it stuffed chicken breast style. Since my sister and I don't eat meat we decided to convert it into a pasta. But this is all my dads idea, he is a mean chef.  Its unbelievable how good he is in the kitchen.

I don't have exact measurements for this recipe but it's just so simple you don't really need them

What you need:

Whole grain pasta
Dried tomatoes
1 can artichoke hearts
small red onion
Olive Oil

Cook the pasta. About 1/2 cup ingredients per 1 lb pasta. But I like a LOT of ingredients. ;) So use as much as you would like. Chop up dried tomatoes into bite size pieces. Chop artichokes into bite size pieces. Chop onions and parsley as well. Heat olive oil in a pan on medium heat. Add onions and cook until clear. Add tomatoes, artichokes, and parsley and cook until heated. Once the pasta is finished you can add the topping to it or keep them separate and top as you go. If you want more of a sauce add more olive oil.

Thats it! Yumm. I paired this dish with steamed kale that is topped with balsamic vinaigrette and roasted chickpeas. Ill have a recipe for those soon!!
Enoy :)

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