Easy Peasy Pasta

Easy Peasy Pasta

01 March 2016

Any meal that can be cooked in just one pot is most welcome in a busy household where time is of the essence. Our no-cook tomato sauce may cut down on time but it certainly doesn't cut down on taste. If your store cupboard has the basic essentials it can be whipped up in no time.
  • Recipe
  • Vegetarian

Category

Main

Serves

4

Preperation Time

10 mins

Cooking Time

10-12 mins

Ingredients

500g pasta of your choice

600g fresh ripe tomatoes

125g mozzarella ball

2tsp sundried tomato paste

1 tsp red chilli flakes or l/2 red chilli

seeds removed & flesh finely chopped (optional)

2 large handfuls grated parmesan

3 spring onions

Two handfuls of fresh basil leaves

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Instructions

1Cook the pasta, according to the packet's instructions, in the 24cm Stockpot

2While the pasta is cooking, chop the tomatoes into small pieces and tear the mozzarella into small strips

3When the pasta is cooked, add the tomatoes, mozzarella, spring onions, tomato paste, chilli flakes, basil and parmesan and stir to mix everything together

4If you like your mozzarella melted, pop the pan back over a low heat for a couple of minutes

5For meat lovers, try adding cooked meats such as salami, parma ham or baked ham.