Delightful Artichoke Penne
1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, minced
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (16 ounce) can artichoke hearts, chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon sugar
salt and pepper, to taste
1 pound penne pasta
1. Soak sundried tomatoes in enough boiling water to cover. Let sit covered for about 15 minutes until soft. Take out tomatoes and chop. Save soaking water.
2. While tomatoes are soaking, heat olive oil in a medium saucepan. Add onions and saute until soft and translucent. Add garlic and saute for a few more minutes.
3. Add canned tomatoes, sundried tomatoes and their soaking liquid, artichokes, oregano, basil, and sugar. Bring to a simmer and allow to cook covered for 30 minutes.
4. Cook pasta according to package directions, and drain. Add salt and pepper to sauce, to taste. Serve sauce over warm pasta and enjoy!
This is a wonderful easy way to enjoy artichokes!