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Pepperoni Penne Carbonara

Sun-dried tomatoes and turkey pepperoni lend fantastic flavor to this creamy, hearty pasta dish. It's a great change of pace from everyday spaghetti. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 cups chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped turkey pepperoni
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, soak tomatoes in boiling water for 10 minutes; drain well.
  • In a large skillet, saute tomatoes in butter for 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Stir in the pepperoni, cheese, cream, basil, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat until heated through. Drain pasta; toss with sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 483 calories, 29g fat (17g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 1245mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein.

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