These pasta recipes are excellent for dinners or parties. In this article, I'm going to share with you three delicious pasta recipes that you can prepare for any occasion that suits you. The recipes are very easy and can be prepare in less than 30 minutes. So, here we go. Lemon Tuna Pasta 4 tsp Butter 18 Black olives, pitted & sliced 1 tsp Oil; olive 2 can Tuna; chunk, drained 4 large Garlic cloves, chopped Pasta; penne, cooked and drained 1/8 cup Lemon juice 4 tsp Butter (add at end) 3 tsp Capers, drained Melt butter with oil in skillet.
Add garlic and cook 2 minutes. Add lemon juice, capers and olives and cook another 2 minutes. Turn heat to lowest setting. Add tuna & separate it (do NOT flake) with a fork. Heat through, stirring gently.
Drain pasta. Add remainder of butter and sauce to hot pasta, tossing well. Tomato Soup with Pasta 3 tbsp Olive oil 1/2 tsp Black pepper 1 small Onion, chopped 1 tsp Basil 1 lb Tomatoes, chopped 3 pt Stock 1 Carrot, sliced 1 cup Small pasta / broken vermicelli 1 Celery stick, sliced 1 tbsp Chopped parsley 1 tsp Salt Heat oil in soup pot & gently fry the onion for 2 minutes.
Add tomatoes, carrot & celery. Mix well with the oil. Sprinkle in the seasonings & stir together. Fry for 3 minutes. Add stock & bring to a boil.
Simmer for 10 minutes then add pasta. When pasta is tender, serve, garnished with parsley. Both Pasta Recipes yield 4 servings If you are concerned about your health and think that the above pasta recipes are too rich in calories, here is one recipe that I'm sure you'll love Broccoli-Pasta Toss 2 cups Broccoli flowerets 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated 4 oz Fettuccine, broken up 1 tsp Sesame seed, toasted 1 tbsp Oil, cooking 1/8 tsp Garlic powder In a large saucepan cook broccoli and pasta in a large amount of boiling water for 6 -8 minutes or just until tender, stirring once or twice. Drain.
Add oil to pasta mixture and toss. Add cheese, sesame seeds, garlic, and pepper to taste. Toss gently to coat. Serve immediately. 4 servings. PER SERVING: 168 cal.
, 6g Pro., 24g carbo., 5g fat, 3mg chol., 72mg sodium. Pasta salad: Has this ever happened to you? Youve been invited to a party and realize you dont have a meal to bring. Not only that, but the party starts in an hour.
What should you do? You have four options: Dont go, and miss out on a really fun time. Show up empty-handed and explain red-faced that you forgot. Grab a casserole dish and head to the deli.
Order your food and have them put it right into your casserole dish. Yes, Ive gone this. Its expensive but it works. If you get asked for the recipe, just wink and say Its Grandmas secret recipe. Whip up a big batch of pasta salad for only a few dollars, and have plenty left over to eat for lunch during the week.
You will save money and look good showing up at the party with a great dish. Pasta salad is truly one of the easiest meals to prepare. All you need are noodles and salad dressing. You can use pretty much any salad dressing on the market the standards like Italian, Ranch, or, if youre ambitious, your favorite homemade dressing.
Now for the fun part. Cook the noodles, following package directions and then drain. Pour the dressing on while the noodles are warm so they will absorb all that good oily flavor. Look around your kitchen to see if you have any of the following ingredients: Fresh veggies carrots, broccoli, green onions Frozen vegetables frozen peas are wonderful in pasta salad Cubed or shredded cheese Garbanzo beans (also known as Chick Peas) Black Olives Toss in whatever you can find.
Its an everything goes type of recipe. Bring more dressing with you in case you need to add it later, and voila! Youre done.
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