Cavatappi With Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Capers

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 709 calories
    • Fat 40 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 549 mg
    • Protein 16 g
    • Carbohydrate 76 g
    • Sugar 4 g
    • Fiber 7 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 69 mg

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions; drain and return it to the pot.

Meanwhile, pulse together the sun-dried tomatoes, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in a food processor until finely chopped. With the machine running, add the oil and process until smooth.

Add the sun-dried tomato mixture, almonds, and capers to the pasta and toss to combine.

Ingredients

  1. Check 3/4 pound cavatappi or other short pasta
  2. Check 6 ounces oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes (about 1 1/2 cups)
  3. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  4. Check 1/2 cup olive oil
  5. Check 1/3 cup chopped roasted almonds
  6. Check 3 tablespoons capers, rinsed

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions; drain and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, pulse together the sun-dried tomatoes, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in a food processor until finely chopped. With the machine running, add the oil and process until smooth.
  3. Add the sun-dried tomato mixture, almonds, and capers to the pasta and toss to combine.