Pasta Presto

Pasta is easy to prepare and you can make it special with toppings of fresh herbs and a drizzle of good olive oil or a sprinkle of shaved hard cheese. Here are more quick ideas.

Pasta Presto
  • Sauté garlic and dried chilli flakes, stir in chopped tomatoes, season with black pepper, and then stir through any long pasta.
  • Toss shop-bought mushroom ravioli with olive oil, grated parmesan and chopped chives.
  • Stir steamed broccoli through rigatoni, add pieces of brie and a sprinkle of pine nuts.
  • Take a can of tuna, and make it special with sundried tomatoes and capers over a bed of fettuccine.
  • Whizz fresh basil, garlic, parmesan and olive oil in the blender for a quick sauce.

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