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Pasta lovers, this dish is meant for you

By MANASI SADARANGANI
Last updated on: January 04, 2021 19:03 IST
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Manasi Sadarangani shows you how to whip up a quick vegetarian pasta with local ingredients.

Vegetable Pasta

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 500 gm fusilli pasta, cooked
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 bell peppers (1 each of red, yellow and green capsicum), chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped fine
  • 1 cup corn, boiled
  • 2-3 broccoli florets
  • 2-3 tbsp olives, sliced
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp of any bottled pasta sauce (to add extra zest)
  • 1 tsp tomato ketchup
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Grated cheese (optional)
  • Salt as per taste

Method

  • Heat oil in large pot or kadai over a medium flame.
    Add garlic, onion and cook slowly for 2-3 minutes until onion becomes little brown.
  • Add corn in a kadai with other veggies.
    Add bell peppers and keep flame high.
    Saute till bell peppers becomes soft. Add carrot.
  • If you are using broccoli, first boil it and add salt in it.
    You can also add broccoli while making the pasta.
  • Add black pepper, chilli flakes, oregano, tomato ketchup, grated cheese and salt as per taste.
  • Add cooked pasta in the kadai.
    Stir for a few minutes so that the pasta mixes well with the veggies and other ingredients.
    Garnish with mixed herbs, chili flakes and black olives (optional). Serve in a plate or else a bowl with a vegetable soup.

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