Red Sauce Pasta Recipe – Easy and Quick Pasta in Red Sauce

    pasta in red sauce

    Red Sauce Pasta Recipe – Easy and Quick Pasta in Red Sauce

     

    Pasta has always been a favorite among kids. Make a steaming hot bowl of Red suce pasta and the kids will come running. You can surprise your friends and family with this amazing recipe. Tomatoes add an extra flavor to the pasta.
    Here is a step by step recipe with ictures to make easy and quick pasta in red sauce. Garnish this luscious and tantalizing red sauce pasta with some mozzarella cheese and serve it steaming hot. Enjoy!

    Directions

    Getting ready:

    To boil the pasta, heat a vessel with 5 to 6 cups of water, 2 tsp of oil and 1/2 tsp of salt. As the water starts boiling, add the pasta to it and let them boil until they becomes soft. Keep stirring in-between so that the pasta doesn’t stick to the bottom of the vessel.pasta in red sauce

    After 10 minutes, pasta will get cooked aptly. Don’t overcook the pasta. Turn off the flame and transfer them on a sieve placed over a bowl to strain the excess water. Then pour some cold water on them so that they cools down quickly and get separated.pasta in red sauce

     

    Place another vessel on flame with enough water to submerge the tomatoes completely. When the water starts boiling, make a thin cross cut on the top of the tomatoes to cut their skin only and drop them in the water. Let them boil until their skin starts separating from them.pasta in red sauce

    After 7 to 8 minutes, tomatoes will get cooked aptly. Turn off the flame and transfer them on a plate and let them cool down. When they cools down, peel off their skin.pasta in red sauce

    Then remove the stalk from the tomatoes and chop them in big chunks. Put the tomatoes in a mixer jar and grind them into fine paste.pasta in red sauce

    Making:

    Heat a pan with 1 tbsp of oil in it. When the oil gets heated, add ginger paste and capsicum to it. Slightly cook the capsicum.pasta in red sauce

    After sauteing the capsicum, add tomato paste, basil leaves, chilli flakes, crushed black pepper, oregano and salt in it. Mix everything properly and cook for 5 to 6 minutes.pasta in red sauce

    5 minutes later, the mixture will become thick. Then add tomato sauce to it and mix thoroughly. Red sauce is ready.pasta in red sauce

    Now add pasta in the red sauce and mix properly. Cook it while mixing for 1 to 2 minutes.pasta in red sauce

    Red sauce pasta is ready, turn off the flame and transfer it on a plate.pasta in red sauce

    Serving:

    1. Garnish this luscious and tantalizing red sauce pasta with some mozzarella cheese and serve it steaming hot. Enjoy!pasta in red sauce

    Suggestions:

    • If you wish to make pasta with onion and garlic then add 4 to 5 finely chopped garlic cloves and 1 finely chopped onion in the oil and fry them until they become pink in colour then similarly add the rest of the ingredients and prepare the pasta.
    • You can also use cream for garnishing the pasta. You can use any variety of pasta for making red sauce pasta.
    Red Sauce Pasta Recipe - Easy and Quick Pasta in Red Saucepasta in red sauce
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    Recipe type: Snack
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 2
     
    Ingredients
    • Pasta – 2 cups (160 grams)
    • Tomatoes – 4 (400 grams)
    • Tomato sauce - ¼ cup
    • Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp
    • Capsicum – 1 (finely chopped)
    • Basil leaves – 8 to 10
    • Ginger – 1 tsp (paste)
    • Black pepper - ¼ tsp (freshly crushed)
    • Chilli flakes - ¼ tsp
    • Oregano - ½ tsp
    • Salt – 1.5 tsp or to taste
    • Mozzarella cheese – for garnishing
    Instructions
    1. To boil the pasta, heat a vessel with 5 to 6 cups of water, 2 tsp of oil and ½ tsp of salt. As the water starts boiling, add the pasta to it and let them boil until they becomes soft. Keep stirring in-between so that the pasta doesn't stick to the bottom of the vessel.
    2. After 10 minutes, pasta will get cooked aptly. Don't overcook the pasta. Turn off the flame and transfer them on a sieve placed over a bowl to strain the excess water. Then pour some cold water on them so that they cools down quickly and get separated.
    3. Place another vessel on flame with enough water to submerge the tomatoes completely. When the water starts boiling, make a thin cross cut on the top of the tomatoes to cut their skin only and drop them in the water. Let them boil until their skin starts separating from them.
    4. After 7 to 8 minutes, tomatoes will get cooked aptly. Turn off the flame and transfer them on a plate and let them cool down. When they cools down, peel off their skin.
    5. Then remove the stalk from the tomatoes and chop them in big chunks. Put the tomatoes in a mixer jar and grind them into fine paste.
    6. Heat a pan with 1 tbsp of oil in it. When the oil gets heated, add ginger paste and capsicum to it. Slightly cook the capsicum.
    7. After sauteing the capsicum, add tomato paste, basil leaves, chilli flakes, crushed black pepper, oregano and salt in it. Mix everything properly and cook for 5 to 6 minutes.
    8. minutes later, the mixture will become thick. Then add tomato sauce to it and mix thoroughly. Red sauce is ready.
    9. Now add pasta in the red sauce and mix properly. Cook it while mixing for 1 to 2 minutes.
    10. Red sauce pasta is ready, turn off the flame and transfer it on a plate.
    11. Garnish this luscious and tantalizing red sauce pasta with some mozzarella cheese and serve it steaming hot. Enjoy!

     

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