Roasted Red Pepper & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Sauce

Francine Lizotte


Quick and easy to make with a few ingredients, this Roasted Red Pepper & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Sauce is extremely tasty and flavorful!


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4 servings
10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 c
    oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and oil reserved
  • ·
    olive oil, if needed
  • 1/2 c
    red onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 5 large
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 c
    35% heavy cream
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cornstarch mixed with 1/2 cup cold water
  • ·
    pasta of your choice (such as rigatoni, penne), cooked

How to Make Roasted Red Pepper & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Sauce


  1. Measure reserved oil from sun-dried tomatoes to make 1 ½ tbsp. If there’s not enough, top it up with olive oil.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, add fragrant oil. When hot, add onions and sauté for 2 ½ minutes. Add sun-dried tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Add roasted red peppers and garlic; sauté for 1 minute. Add red pepper flakes, stir well to combined before pouring in heavy cream. Stir, increase heat to medium-high and bring to a simmer.
  3. When simmer, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add dried basil and cornstarch mixture; stir for about 60 seconds or until sauce thickens. Add cooked pasta, stir to coat and serve immediately. Makes 4 servings
  4. Note: Add chicken breast and chopped cooked pancetta for a variation
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