Pasta in Red Sauce
Pasta in red sauce recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
This pasta in red sauce recipe can be easily made at home for breakfast, dinners and even give this as a lunch box recipe for your kids. Pasta in red sauce recipe can be made in different varieties. It can be made using red bell peppers and along with onions. But the main ingredient should be the tomatoes.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: International
Keyword: Pasta in Red Sauce
Servings: 3
Author: Akila
Ingredients
  • Pasta – 1.5 cups shell shaped pasta
  • Water – to xook pasta
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Tomatoes – 3
  • Olive oil – 3 to 5 tbsp
  • Garlic – 5 cloves chopped finely
  • Chilli flakes – 1 tsp
  • Oregano – little
  • Italian herbs – little
  • Pepper powder – little
  • Tomato sauce – 2 tbsp
  • Parmesan cheese – little
  • Sugar – 1 tsp or more
Instructions
To cook pasta
  1. In a wok, add the required amount of water of about three cups of water and half a teaspoon of salt to cook the pasta.
  2. Add the pasta.
  3. Take the tomatoes and make slits as shown in the picture.
  4. Here I’m cooking the tomatoes along with the pasta itself. If you want you can cook the tomatoes separately for about 10 to 12 minutes or until it is cooked Softly. I’m doing this just to save the time. So cook the pasta for about 10 minutes or until the pasta is cooked.
  5. Check know whether the pasta and the tomatoes or cooked softly. To check the pasta just take a small piece of it and crush it with your hand. If you can able to crush it easily then the pasta is cooked. To check if tomatoes are cooked, you can see the tomato skin peel off easily.
  6. Remove the tomatoes and let it cool down. Filter the pasta and keep aside.
  7. Once the tomatoes are cool down, peel off the skin and chop them to small pieces.
  8. Now transfer the tomatoes to your food processor or a mixie jar and grind them to a very fine paste.
Prepare the dish
  1. Add olive oil.
  2. When the oil.is hot, add the finely chopped garlic cloves. Fry them for about 2 min in low to medium flame.
  3. Add the red chilli flakes and again fry for about a minute.
  4. Add the ground paste now and cook for about 10 min.
  5. Add the italian herbs, oregano and sugar and pepper powder
  6. Cook until the sauce thickens or till the oil oozes out .
  7. Add salt and tomato sauce and mix.
  8. Add the pasta and mix well in the tomato paste.
  9. Tasty ans delicious Pasta in red sauce is ready to be served.