Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Tomato basil Pasta

Tomato basil Pasta

Pasta drives me and my family crazy. Last Saturday I picked basil leaves and tomatoes to give pasta a different flavor. Wow....does this flavor give you same expression, do try and share....





preparation Time : 25 Min

Cooking Time : 10 Min

Ingredients :

For Pasta :




  • 1 Cup boiled bow pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoon tomato and basil sauce
  • 1/2 Tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Teaspoon mixed herbs
  • Few olives and jalapeño pepper (for garnishing)
  • Few fresh basil leaves
  • 1 Teaspoon vineger 
For Tomato and Basil Sauce :
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped onions
  • 4 Blanched, peeled and chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Teaspoon mixed herbs
  • 1 Teaspoon chilly flakes
  • Few chopped olives
  • Few chopped jalapeño peppers
  • Few basil leaves 
  • 2 Tablespoon tomato sauce 
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar
  • Salt according to taste
Procedure :
  • Boil pasta along with few drops of oil and salt and keep aside
For Tomato and Basil Sause
  • Take 4 medium size tomatoes blanch them in hot water, remove the skin, chop them and keep it aside

  • Now in a pan take olive oil add chopped garlic sauce and add chopped onions to it and cook for 2 to 3 minutes


  • Now add blanched and chopped tomatoes cook it for 2 -3 minutes



  • Add mixed herbs, chilly flakes, chopped olives, jalapeño peppers, salt and basil leaves and cook for 2 minutes



  • Now add tomato sauce to this cook it for 2 minutes and add sugar to this 


  • Tomato basil sauce is ready keep it aside

For Pasta :
  • Take pan add olive oil and butter (if you will cook only butter it will burn, by adding a bit of oil to butter burning of butter is avoided
  • Add chopped garlic and cook it

  • Now add 2 tablespoon of sauce, cook it for 2 minutes then add chopped tomatoes and mixed herbs 



  • Add cooked pasta to this mix it well with sauce, add some basil leaves


  • Pasta is ready serve it hot with some olives, jalapeño and vinegar 


Tips : You can change the quantity of garlic and spices according to your taste