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Red sauce pasta

Bhumika Gandhi
10 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Red sauce pasta RECIPE

Healthy & delicious kids’ friendly pasta that can be made for after school or dinner.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Kids Recipes
  • Italian
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. for red sauce
  2. 3 tomatoes, red and ripped
  3. 1 bay leaf 
  4. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  5. 2 tsp oil
  6. 1/2 medium sized onion, finely chopped
  7. 1 tsp basil leaves, finely chopped
  8. 1/4 tsp chili flakes
  9. 1/2 tsp mixed herbs
  10. 1/4 tsp pepper crushed
  11. 3 tbsp parmesan cheese / any cheese, grated
  12. for boiling pasta:
  13. 1 cup pasta
  14. water as required to boil
  15. salt to taste


  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 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.mix gently, making sure the sauce has coated well.
  12. finally, serve red sauce pasta hot

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Feb-16-2018

Deliciously amazing.

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