Fusilli Tomatina Recipe

Fusilli TomatinaFusilli pasta cooked in a herby, tomato-based, sensational sauce makes an easy and anytime meal.

Recipe Cook Time : 40 Minutes

Servings : 4 adults

Ingredients : 200 gms fusilli pasta, Water (for boiling), Salt (to taste), 4 Tbsp oil, 3 medium tomato (chopped), 1 green chilli (chopped), 6 cloves of garlic (finely chopped), 1 sprig of spring onion (chopped), 2 onions (chopped), 2 pinches of dried herbs, 2 tbsp of tomato sauce chilli sauce (optional), A few sprigs of parsley (for garnish)

Method :

For Pasta

  1. Boil 2 liters of water.
  2. In the boiling water, add 2 tsp salt and 1 Tbsp oil.
  3. When the water is past boiling point, add the pasta. Keep stirring.
  4. Cook for 10-12 minutes or until al dente. Drain and use immediately.
  5. If using later, drizzle with oil and keep aside.

For Sauce

  1. Take 3 Tbsp oil in a pan and add the chopped garlic.
  2. Add the dried herbs.
  3. When it starts giving out a little aroma, add the chopped onions and fry for 1 minute.
  4. Add the chopped green chillies, spring onions and chopped tomatoes and fry for another 1 minute.
  5. Now add the boiled pasta, salt to taste and sauce.
  6. Add a little chilli sauce if spicy is preferable.
  7. Garnish with parsley and serve hot.

Note: You may also add diced mushrooms and broccoli for a more wholesome meal.

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