1 pound fusilli pasta (use gluten-free pasta for gluten-free version)
1 14-ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained, hearts cut into eighths, about 1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, removed from oil (reserve oil), chopped
1 cup chopped toasted almonds
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves, loosely packed, more or less to taste
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


1.Cook the pasta, al dente: Bring a large pot of well salted water to a vigorous boil. Add the pasta to the boiling water and let cook, uncovered, at a full boil, for the amount of time specified on the pasta package, minus about 2 minutes. Test, the pasta should be cooked through, but still firm to the bite, al dente. While the pasta is cooking, prep the other ingredients.
2.Place the cut marinated artichoke hearts, the chopped sun-dried tomatoes, the toasted almonds, and lemon zest in a large bowl
3.Drain pasta, add to artichoke hearts: When the pasta is done, drain it, and add the pasta into the bowl with the artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes. Toss gently to mix
4.Season with lemon juice, pepper, parsley, oil: Sprinkle lemon juice, parsley, and black pepper over the pasta, toss to mix. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of the sun-dried tomato oil to the pasta, and 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Toss to mix. Taste and adjust seasonings. At this point you can make ahead and reheat to serve. Serve warm.

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