Coastal Carrot “Fettuccine” with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pumpkin Seeds from Amie Valpone
Extra-virgin olive oil
Rainbow or orange carrots
Sun-dried tomato sauce
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Toasted for garnish
In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-low heat.
Add the garlic and saute until soft and fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of the basil and saute until the tomatoes burst and release their juices, about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, slice the carrots into ribbons, using either a spiral slicer (aka spiralizer) or a vegetable peeler (this is easiest when you hold the carrot down on a flat surface).
Add the carrots, sun-dried tomato sauce, paprika, salt, and pepper to the pan, and cook until the carrots are tender, about 10 minutes.
Sprinkle with the remaining ½ tablespoon basil and the pumpkin seeds before serving.