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

Ingredients:

  1. Pasta – 1 cup
  2. Onion – 1 medium (finely chopped)
  3. Tomato – 3 medium (puree)
  4. Garlic – 2-3 cloves (finely chopped)
  5. Red Chilli Flakes – 1/2 tsp
  6. Black Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
  7. Dried Basil Leaves – 1/2 tsp
  8. Olive oil – 2 tbsp
  9. Fresh Cream – 2 tbsp (optional)
  10. Coriander Leaves – for garnishing
  11. Water – to cook pasta
  12. 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. Add onions and garlic. Saute till onions are translucent
  3. Add tomatoes. Cook till oil starts to separate
  4. Add red chilli flakes, black pepper powder, dried basil leaves, fresh cream (optional) and salt. Mix well
  5. Strain the pasta and add it to the sauce. Add coriander leaves. Mix and cook for a minute
  6. Your Red Sauce Pasta is ready. Serve hot!!!

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