Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine


  • 1 cup dry packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 pound fettuccine
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiana Reggiano cheese
  • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts


Step 1: Place sun-dried tomatoes in a small bowl. Add enough boiling water to just cover the tomatoes. Let stand until tomatoes are soft about 1 minutes. 
Step 2: Drain and coarsely chop tomatoes. 
Step 3: Heat olive oil in heavy small skillet. Add sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, dried crush red pepper, and pine nuts. 
Step 4: Saute until garlic is just golden, about 3 minutes. 
Step 5: Transfer mixture to large bowl. Add cooked fettuccine and 1 cup parmesan cheese. Toss well.