Red Sauce Pasta

This one is my favorite. I just simply love red sauce pasta. Sharing with you my recipe.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Italian

Time: Preparation – 5 mins, Cooking – 20 mins, Total – 25 mins

Servings: 2


  1. Fusilli Pasta – 2 cups (you can use spaghetti as well)
  2. Onion – 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
  3. Tomato – 1 cup (chopped) and 1 1/2 cup (puree)
  4. Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  5. Garlic – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  6. Red Chilli flakes – 1/2 tsp
  7. Black Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Oregano – 1/2 tsp
  9. Dry Basil leaves – 1/2 tsp
  10. Olive oil – 2 tbsp
  11. Fresh cream – 1 tbsp
  12. Water – 1 1/2 L (to boil pasta or as per the instructions on the pack)
  13. Salt to taste

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to make Red Sauce Pasta:

  1. Boil water. Add pasta and cook for 7-8 mins. You can also boil it as per the instructions on the pack. Once boiled turn off the flame and keep it in the water. Do not strain yet
  2. Meanwhile heat oil in a pan
  3. Add onions. Saute till translucent
  4. Add garlic and red chilli flakes. Saute till aroma goes away
  5. Add chopped and puree tomatoes. Cook till oil starts to separate. It’ll take around 10 mins
  6. Add black pepper powder, dry basil leaves, oregano, fresh cream and salt. Mix well
  7. Strain the pasta and add it to the sauce. Add coriander leaves
  8. Mix well. Cook for a minute
  9. Turn off the flame
  10. Your Red Sauce Pasta is ready. Serve hot!!!

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