Sundried Manwich Pasta

Sundried Manwich Pasta Recipe

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Brad Heintz


"Improv" isn't just for comedians it is also for those who cook! Did you ever have one of those nights where you craved a certain food but then you were missing a key ingredient? What do you do? Improvise! The other night my wife asked me to make a simple salad and pasta dinner. She asked, "Can you make the pasta with just a little bit of tomato sauce? I said sure and then went to cooking only to realize that we had no tomato sauce, canned tomatoes or fresh tomatoes. What could I do but ... improvise. So guess what I found in the pantry? Manwich and Sun-dried tomatoes! I hope you enjoy Sun-dried Manwich Pasta!

This is not intended to be a saucy tomato sauce pasta dish but rather a simple coating to the past and boy is it tasty!

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30 Min
10 Min


2 1/2 c
rotini pasta
2 Tbsp
olive oil, light
sun dried tomatoes
2 clove
2 Tbsp
manwich sauce )or regular tomato sauce)
1 tsp
italian spice mix
1 pinch
red pepper flakes
1/8 tsp
1/3 c
parmesan cheese - shredded
1 Tbsp
basil, fresh - chopped


1Julienne sun-dried tomatoes, mince garlic and shred cheese. Chop basil and set aside for the garnish.
2Cook rotini pasta according to the package directions.
3While cooking pasta, heat oil in a large skillet.
4Sauté sun dried tomatoes, garlic and spice
5Add Manwich Sauce and stir.
6Add pasta, cheese and stir until coated.
7Sprinkle with extra shredded cheese and chopped fresh basil.
8(May substitute regular canned tomato sauce or chopped tomatoes for manwich sauce.)

About Sundried Manwich Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy