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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.



 


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