Sunday, December 6, 2015

RECIPE: TKG's 30-Minute Pasta

Here's an easy-to-prepare pasta recipe that I usually cook whenever we crave for it but doesn't really have the time (and the ingredients) to prepare a gourmet pasta dish. I usually use whatever ingredients I can find inside the fridge and pantry. I do however, always have a pack of pasta sauce and pasta in the pantry for emergency cravings.



Ingredients:

300g fusilli pasta
1 pack Clare Ole Filipino Style Pasta Sauce
250g cocktail hotdog
1 medium size onion, minced
olive oil
water (optional)
salt
ground black pepper
garlic powder
dried basil
cumin (optional)
grated quezo de bola


Boil the pasta until al dente. While waiting for it to cook, mince the onion, and slice the hotdog into desired length. Strain the pasta once its cooked and set aside. In a pan, cook the hotdog in water first before adding some oil and onion. Stir fry but be careful not to brown it. Add the tomato sauce and dilute with water. Add some black pepper, garlic powder, basil, and cumin. I like adding cumin to my meat pasta dishes because it enhances the flavor, and smells nice too! Allow the sauce to boil for a while before adding the pasta. Grate some quezo de bola and you're all set.



recipe by the kitchen goddess
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27 comments :

  1. Simpleng simple! Tamang tama ngayong pasko!

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    1. Yup, just add some ground beef and you're all set for Christmas :)

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  2. I am a BIG pasta lover so I would have to try this one out. Thanks for the recipe =)

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  3. Thanks for sharing I would love to try this. I love this much :)

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    1. Very easy to prepare too. Perfect for busy moms :)

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  4. I think I should also have a pack of pasta sauce and pasta in our cupboard in case I crave for it, just like now after reading this, haha.

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    1. Perfect especially for midnight pasta cravings ;)

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  5. My kind of recipe! Quick and easy! I also love tuna pasta. Any cooked pasta topped with tuna flakes and pepper cooked in olive oil. Solved!

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    1. I love pasta with tuna also ... yum!

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  6. Sounds like our very own spaghetti recipe. Yum!

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  7. Wow! I do sometimes crave for pasta too! Will try it this weekend. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. You can also tweak the recipe and add ingredients that you like :)

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  8. I suddenly feel hungry lol.

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    1. Go and whip some in the kitchen na ;)

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  9. We love pasta! Is this sweeter than Del Monte's variant?

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  10. Using fusilli pasta, levelled up your spaghetti! This is an easy to prepare merienda, that would definitely be a hit with my boys.

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    1. Sometimes I use penne or rigatoni also. Easier to eat this kind of pasta than spaghetti ;)

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  11. Wow that was easy! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  12. A 30-minute pasta indeed :) Looks yum!

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  13. This recipe is great when you're too busy to cook or when in a rush.

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  14. you make it look like it is very easy-peasy to prepare pasta! i thought this takes skills, a skill i have yet to hone, though! haha. i will most definitely try this recipe in my tiny kitchen one of these days!

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    1. It's really easy-peasy ... promise! ;)

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  15. need to try this one for a 30 minutes you have pasta na, lalo na for me who don't cook

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  16. So simple! I think with my lack of cooking skills, I can manage to do this. :) Thanks for sharing, Mommy. :)

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