The pasta recipe you need in your life right now: Foodie shares her mouthwatering rigatoni with a homemade sun-dried tomato sauce
- A foodie has told you how to make rigatoni with a pesto sauce made from sun-dried tomatoes
- Ayeh shared a video on TikTok that has since gone viral online
- The pesto sauce is easy to make because it ‘doesn’t need to be cooked’
- The dish would be perfect for those short on time or after a filling meal vullen
An Australian foodie known for sharing simple yet tasty recipes on TikTok has revealed how to make rigatoni pasta with a homemade pesto sauce with sun-dried tomatoes.
Ayeh made the dish for ‘rigatoni pasta day’, a trend that started on the platform, showing how to make the pasta in a short time. TikTok video.
“The best thing about today’s sauce is that it doesn’t need to be cooked! You just add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until you get a thick consistency,” she said.
The clip has since gone viral and has been viewed over 136,000 times – a common occurrence for Ayeh’s videos.
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Ayeh (left) demonstrated in a TikTok video how to make rigatoni pasta with a homemade pesto sauce made from sun-dried tomatoes
To make the pesto sauce, she put the sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil, parmigiano cheese, salt, a squeeze of lemon juice, flaked almonds, and olive oil in a blender to pulse for a few seconds.
To make the pesto sauce, she put the sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil, Parmigiano cheese, salt, a squeeze of lemon juice, flaked almonds, and olive oil in a blender to pulse for a few seconds.
“Don’t forget to pulse, not to blend, because you want some texture anyway,” Ayeh said in an earlier video.
The pasta was cooked in a pan of boiling water and then strained, withholding some of the pasta water and combined with the freshly made pesto sauce.
The small amount of pasta water was stirred with the sauce to thin the consistency slightly.
The pasta was cooked in a pan of boiling water and then strained, retaining some of the pasta water. The small amount of pasta water was combined with the sauce to thin the consistency slightly
The quick and easy recipe would be ideal for those short on time or looking for a filling weeknight meal.
Other TikTok users praised the dish in the comments to the video and seemed to try it.
‘This is making me SO hungry’, one wrote, the other said, ‘Your food always looks so good!!’
A third added, “I made this pasta for dinner tonight.”
How to make rigatoni sun-dried tomato pesto pasta
- Rigatoni pasta
- Sun dried tomatoes
- Fresh basil
- Parmigiano cheese
- Lemon juice
- slivered almonds
- Olive oil
- Salt to taste
Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the rigatoni
Add the remaining ingredients to a blender or Nutribullet and pulse for a few seconds
When the pasta is ready, keep a cup of the pasta water and drain
Combine the pesto, pasta and pasta water together and serve
Source: Cooking With Ayehu