Friday, 29 November 2013


Hello Everyone!
Today I have made Penne pasta in red sauce. Pasta is an italian dish and is famous worldwide for it's taste and I personally really like it. Pastas are of many types from penne, spaghetti to macaroni etc you can find a wide varieties of pasta in your nearby store. Pasta are  of two types one is which is freshly made and the second is which is available in markets in made up form. i prefer the latter because it is more convenient to cook, anyways coming to it's recipe. So here it is :-

Prep. time :- 15 minutes
Cooking time :- 20 minutes
Total time taken :- 35 minutes
Makes 2 servings

Ingredients :-
-- 200 grams penne pasta
- A few fresh basil leaves
- 8 medium tomatoes chopped
- 2 small onions chopped
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tsp black or white pepper
- 1 green capsicum cut into 1/2 inch pieces
- Salt to taste
- Dried mixed herbs

Method :-
i) Boil penne pasta in 3 to 4 cups of water. Do not overcook, drain and refresh it in cold water and keep aside.
ii) Heat olive oil in pan and add onion and bay leaf fry it until it is transparent after that add tomatoes and saute.After that add water for diluting and cook it on high heat for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
iii) Reduce heat and simmer it for about five minutes. Remove from heat and keep it aside for cooling down.After cooling it make a puree of the mixture and keep it aside.
iv) Now coming on to the pasta. Heat olive oil in a pan Add whole wheat flour and cook on medium heat for two to three minutes, stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
v) Cook on low heat till a thick sauce is made. After that add salt, pasta, black pepper,capsicum and pureed sauce into the pan and mix it.
vi) Garnish with fresh basil and some dried herbs and serve hot.

So this was my recipe of Penne Pasta In Red Sauce , for more upcoming recipes STAY CONNECTED :)


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