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Pasta recipes

Pasta recipes

Pasta is an Italian recipe and is very easy to make. It can be had as a snack or as a meal. Here are some simple and quick pasta recipes that you can whip up in no time.

Tomato pasta

Ingredients:
• Pasta - 1 cup
• Tomato - 1
• Onion - 1 small
• Garlic - 4-5 cloves
• Dry red chillies - 3-4
• Salt - to taste
• Chopped mushroom - ½ cup
• Olives - 2-3 tsp
• Chopped broccoli - ½ cup
• Olive oil - 1 tsp

Method:
• Cook pasta in boiling water with a little salt. Strain and keep aside.
• Cook broccoli in boiling water for 5 minutes. Keep aside.
• Grind tomato, onion, garlic, salt and red chillies to a paste.
• In a big non-stick pan, add oil and the ground paste. Sauté for sometime till the raw smell of garlic is gone.
• Add mushrooms and broccoli. Mix till the mushrooms are cooked.
• Turn off the heat and add cooked pasta and olives.
• Mix well and serve hot.

Pumpkin pasta

Ingredients:
• Red pumpkin- 1 ½ cups
• Onion- 1
• Garlic- 4-5 cloves
• Pasta- 2 cups
• Peas- ¼ cup
• Carrot- 1 medium
• Olives (optional) - 2-3 Tbsp
• Salt- to taste
• White pepper- to taste
• Oil- 1 Tsp
• Thyme/oregano- 1 Tsp

Method:
• Cook pumpkin, onion and garlic in a pressure cooker and grind it to make a smooth paste.
• Boil peas and carrot till soft.
• Cook pasta in boiling water with little salt. Strain the pasta once cooked.
• In a pan, heat oil, add the ground paste and cooked vegetables. Wait till it just starts boiling.
• Add salt, white pepper, thyme and olives.
• Add the cooked pasta and mix well.
• Serve hot.

Spinach pasta

Ingredients:
• Spinach - 1 cup
• Potato - 1
• Onion - 1
• Garlic - 4-5 cloves
• Green chillies - 2
• Pasta - 1 cup
• Oil - 1 tsp
• Salt - to taste

Method:
• In a pressure cooker, cook spinach, potato, onion, garlic and green chillies. Once cooked, allow it to cool.
• Grind the cooked vegetables to a fine paste.
• Cook pasta in boiling water with a little salt. Strain and keep aside.
• In a pan, add oil, ground paste and cooked pasta. Keep it on the flame for 5 minutes with occasional stirring. Turn off heat.
• Serve hot.

Note: you can add desired vegetables too all the recipes.