Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes and Artichokes | Lidia's Italy

Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes and Artichokes
1 lb pasta (use a shaped pasta that has ridges, like LumacheOrecchiette,Radiatori, something that has ridges for the sauce to stick to)
1 jar sundried tomatoes
1 jar artichoke hearts (in olive oil)
4 garlic cloves sliced
zest of one lemon
salt and pepper

1. While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until slightly caramelized, about three minutes. Addsundried tomatoes to the skillet and cook until heated through, add artichoke hearts, heat through. Add the zest of one lemon, heat through. When the pasta is cooked to al dente, off the heat, and add two ladles of the pasta water to the skillet to make the sauce. Drain pasta and add to the skillet, turning over to combine sauce with the pasta.

If you would like to serve this as a vegan dish, just season with salt and pepper. If you would prefer to not serve this as a vegan dish, top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese after seasoning with salt and pepper. Can add ground sausage to this dish.