Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Sauce

Sun-dried tomato sauce

Ingredients:

  • 4-6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 5 oz sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • olive oil
  • paprika
  • basil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.5 cup shredded cheese of choice
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • Cayenne pepper

In a large skillet, sauté the cloves of minced garlic and chopped sun-dried tomatoes (also include some of the oil for flavor!) in 2 tablespoons of olive oil on medium heat for about 1 minute. Add milk and cream cheese to the same skillet and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to a simmer.

Add in the shredded cheese. Simmer, and stir gently until the cheese melts and forms a creamy sauce. Add 1 tablespoon of dried basil, 1 teaspoon of paprika, and at least 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper. Stir to combine. Test the flavor & adjust seasonings to your liking. Let continue to cook for 10 more minutes on low, stirring frequently.

Once the sauce is to your liking, remove from heat & serve immediately. Can be served over pasta, chicken, or both! Bon-appetite!

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