EASY PASTA RECIPE FOR YOUR LAZY DINNER NIGHTS

Easiest of pasta recipes. A boon when you are too lazy to cook.

A long hectic day at work surely calls for a quick dinner. All you need is to unwind and cook something quick yet delicious like garlic tossed spaghetti. And when you crave, you must not let it go. Pasta is a no-fuss dish and ready in just a few minutes and does not require you to be a professional chef. Here are 3 quick pasta recipes that will sort your weeknight meals.

SPAGHETTI AGLIO -e – OLIO

Regular or whole wheat spaghetti

Extra virgin olive oil

Garlic chopped

Fresh or dried chilli flakes

Salt

Parmesan cheese

Sundried tomato -chopped

Boil spaghetti in water with a tbsp of olive oil (keep the stock aside)  and a tsp of salt. Heat olive oil in a pan and add finely chopped garlic to it. Saute for 2 minutes and add oregano, chilli flakes, sun-dried tomatoes and capers. Add half a cup of the pasta stock to it and let it come to a boil. Add pasta and toss well. Garnish with parmesan cheese.

MUSHROOM SAUCE PASTA

1 box shitake mushroom -soaked in warm water)

100 gm white mushroom – sliced

1 onion – finely chopped

2 garlic cloves – minced

1tbsps thyme

Chopped parsley

30 ml white wine

Salt and pepper

Boil pasta in salted water and keep it aside. Heat olive oil and add garlic and onion to it. Add mushroom and white wine. Let it boil for two minutes and now add the shitake mushroom, salt and pepper. Mix well.

QUICK PESTO PASTA

Boiled spaghetti

Basil pesto

1-2 tbsps olive oil

Fresh lemon juice

4 cups baby spinach

2 tbsps walnut powder

Chilli flakes and pepper

Sea salt as per taste

Parmesan cheese – for dressing

In a pan heat olive oil, add garlic and baby spinach, toss for two-minute sand add the pesto along with other ingredients and let it boil with ½ cup of water.

Garnish with walnut powder, cheese and pepper.

TIPS FOR MAKING A DELICIOUS PASTA

Always add pasta to the sauce and not the other way round.

Always boil pasta in salty water.

Do not add too much seasoning to your pasta

Try using parmesan cheese for best results

So now you’ve got three quick pasta recipes that can be cooked in no time and you can enjoy a delicious bowl of scrumptious pasta.

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