A dish with pasta is never unappreciated on the menu.. There are an infinite number of ways to prepare and combine it. Spaghetti, cannelloni, lasagna, fusilli, fettuccini, macaroni or penne are some of the types that can be used in these 10 pasta recipes.
Preparing pasta has some simple tricks to make it perfect, and once you master the technique, any recipe is delicious. We have selected the easiest pasta recipes to prepare to look good with your guests or enjoy them yourself.
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10 simple pasta recipes: ingredients and preparation.
The first step to achieve an excellent pasta dish is to cook it correctly. To achieve this there are three infallible tricks: follow the package directions, boil the water and add salt before boiling and then add the pasta and taste it to see if it is at its optimum point.
The way to combine, to present and to serve the pasta is as variable as ingredients exist. You can choose one recipe or another according to your personal taste, you also have to look for the ingredient that combines with the main dish to be served.
Here you have 10 simple and delicious pasta recipes that will leave everyone open-mouthed..
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1. Spinach fettuccini
A spinach fettuccini is an ideal dish to accompany dinner.. You need 400 grams of fettuccini, 1 chopped onion, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 6 chopped tomatoes, 2 tablespoons of curry powder, paprika, sliced almonds, cooked peas, 4 red onions, coconut oil.
In a frying pan fry onion, garlic, curry and paprika, when they are golden brown add the tomato. Blend these ingredients and season with salt and pepper. Blanch the red onions and cut them in half. Cook the spinach fettuccini and add the sauce, peas and almonds.
2. Fideua with mussels
A delicious fideuá with mussels, very easy to prepare.. For this recipe you need mussels in tomato sauce, thick noodles, onion, green and red bell pepper, carrot, zucchini, fine peas, fish fumet.
In a paella pan cook the onion, peppers, carrot and zucchini with oil. Add the noodles, the mussel juice and the fish fumet. Bring to a boil over low heat for 8 minutes. Add the mussels and let them boil. Turn off the heat and let it rest.
3. Tagliatelle a la carbonara with brussels sprouts
Tagliatelle a la carbonara with brussels sprouts is a delicious dish.. You need 250 grams of bacon, cup of white wine, cup of Parmesan cheese, 2 egg yolks, cup of milk, 400 grams of tagliatelle and a cup of brussels sprouts. First we have to cook the pasta.
Right after, we must boil the cabbages for 5 minutes, remove from the water, put them in cold and boil again. Repeat the process 3 times. Fry the bacon, remove the fat and add the wine. Mix the cheese with the egg and milk. Add the paste to the bacon, add the cabbages and the cheese mixture. It is ready to serve.
In the video you can see an example of tagliatelle alla carbonara, but in this case they do not add brussels sprouts:
4. Spaghetti with tuna belly
This spaghetti with tuna belly is an ideal dish for dinner.. For this recipe you need 350 grams of cooked spaghetti, 150 grams of tuna belly in oil, 2 eggplants, 20 grams of pitted black olives, oregano, olive oil, tomatoes, onion, salt and sugar.
Fry the garlic and onion together with the tomato to prepare a sauce adding salt, pepper and sugar. Cut the eggplant into cubes and sprinkle with salt before frying. Add the sauce, eggplant, olives and ventresca to the cooked spaghetti. Mix and serve.
5. Penne with sun-dried tomato and asparagus
A dish of penne with sun-dried tomato is a sophisticated but easy to prepare recipe.. It uses 400 grams of penne pasta, 2 cloves of garlic, butter, olive oil, 8 halved tomatoes, asparagus, basil and grated Parmesan.
Place the tomatoes face down on a baking sheet, brush with oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast at 140º for one hour. Remove the skin and bake again at 180º with the door open to dehydrate. Cook the pasta normally. Sauté garlic and asparagus in butter. Add the pasta, tomatoes and present with basil and grated cheese.
6. Spaghetti with pearls
Spaghetti with pearls is a very simple dish with a fresh and somewhat exotic taste.. It requires 500 grams of spaghetti, ½ cup of olive oil, 2 cups of melon balls, 12 slices of Serrano ham, grated Parmesan cheese and basil leaves.
Cook the pasta until al dente. Combine it with the olive oil, melon and prosciutto. Mix to incorporate the ingredients. Serve and garnish with basil and grated cheese. This is an ideal recipe for summer.
7. Thai soup with prawns, noodles and mushrooms
A different way to prepare pasta with this thai soup with prawns and mushrooms.. You need 150 grams of peeled and headless shrimps, chopped garlic, 2 sliced spring onions, 100 grams of mushrooms, 100 grams of rice noodles, 750 ml of beef broth, grated ginger, soy sauce.
Cook the noodles in water for 20 minutes or according to package instructions. In a saucepan add the beef broth, garlic and onions and cook for 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms and shrimp and cook for 2 more minutes. Add ginger and soy. Mix with the noodles.
8. Parpadele with cherry tomato and parmesan cream
This parpadele with cherry tomato is an ideal dish for a dinner for 4 people.. 12 lasagna sheets, 2 cherry tomatoes, olive oil, 1 cup milk, 1 cup whipping cream, grated Parmesan, chopped garlic, oregano. Cook the pasta until al dente.
Cut leaves into strips lengthwise. Mix tomatoes with garlic, olive oil and oregano. Heat the milk with the cream and blend with the Parmesan cheese and pepper to taste. Brown the cherry tomatoes and add the cheese sauce and pasta.
9. Pasta salad with chicken and vegetables
This pasta salad with chicken is a practical and delicious way to prepare pasta.. 150 grams of screw pasta, 150 grams of chicken breast, 100 grams of green asparagus, 1 zucchini, 1 red peach, basil, olive oil, Modena vinegar and salt.
Cook the pasta in boiling salted water. Fry the sliced zucchini and the chicken. Grill the asparagus, cut the peach into wedges. Add all the ingredients in a salad bowl and mix. Add the vinegar and a little olive oil.
10. Pasta with spinach and bacon
Pasta with spinach and bacon is an excellent dish to offer at a dinner party.. For this dish you need 300 grams of short pasta, 200 grams of diced bacon, ½ chopped onion, 2 cups of chopped spinach, 1 cup of white wine. Cook the pasta in water until soft.
Fry the bacon and onion in a frying pan until golden brown. Remove the excess fat and add white wine, let it heat until the wine is reduced. Add the pasta and spinach. Mix the ingredients together, season with salt and pepper and serve.