Red Sauce Pasta -
Red Sauce Pasta
Posted 03 Aug 2017 05:05 PM


Red Sauce Pasta Recipe is basically pasta recipe prepared in tomato sauce with penne pasta, italian herbs, chilli flakes and basil leaves. pasta recipes are usually served as a meal for lunch and dinner, but can also served for breakfast.
Ingredients for red sauce:
• 3 tomatoes, red and ripped
• 2 tsp olive oil
• 1 bay leaf / tej patta
• 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
• ½ medium sized onion, finely chopped
• 1 tsp basil leaves, finely chopped
• ¼ tsp chili flakes
• ½ tsp mixed herbs
• salt to taste
• ¼ tsp pepper, crushed
• 3 tbsp parmesan cheese / any cheese, grated
for boiling pasta:
• 1 cup penne pasta / any pasta of your choice
• 5 cups water or as required to boil
• salt to taste
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
1. firstly, mark x on tomatoes and boil for 5 minutes
2. further peel off the skin and blend to smooth puree.
3. meanwhile, in a large vessel cook penne pasta with some salt.
4. cook the pasta for 10-12 minutes or till they are soft.
5. finally, drain the pasta and keep aside.
6. in a large kadai heat olive oil and saute bay leaf and garlic till they turn aromatic.
7. also saute onions till they change colour.
8. further add prepared tomato puree and saute for 5 minutes.
9. also add basil leaves, chili flakes, mixed herbs, pepper, salt and mix well.
10. cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
11. and add in boiled pasta.
12. mix gently, making sure the sauce has coated well.
13. finally, serve red sauce pasta hot topped with parmesan cheese or any cheese of your choice.

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