Pasta in Roasted Garlic Sauce

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - Whole wheat pasta
  • 2 cups - Mixed vegetables, chopped (mushrooms, green peas, aubergine, zucchini, bell pepper)
  • 2 cup - Tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup - Rocket leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp - Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • For tomato sauce:
  • 4 cans - chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tsps - extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 - onion
  • 1 - carrot
  • 2 cloves - garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp - herb mix (basil, parsley, oregano, chives, rosemary, pepper)
  • 1 pinch of salt

How to Make Pasta in Roasted Garlic Sauce

  • For tomato sauce:
  • Chop the onion into fine pieces. Peel and chop carrot. Chop the garlic into thin slices.
  • Add the olive oil into a cooking pot large enough to take your sauce and put on maximum heat.
  • The moment it thins, add the onions, carrots and the garlic.
  • Leave on high heat for about 2-3 minutes, gently stirring to make sure the onions just sweat and don't get too brown.
  • Add your herb mix to the onions, stirring gently to make sure it coats everything.
  • Add bay leaves.
  • After about 3 minutes, add the tinned tomatoes into the mix and stir.
  • Bring the sauce to a boil, then lower heat to minimum and simmer for about 45 minutes.
  • Every now and then, stir the sauce to make sure nothing sticks to the bottom of the pan.
  • After 45 minutes, adjust seasoning, and then use.
  • For pasta:
  • Preheat the oven to 180C, put bulbs of garlic with skin in a foil, add a tbsp of olive oil and some salt
  • Close the foil tightly and put in the oven for 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the packet and keep aside.
  • Remove the garlic from the oven, let cool and mash with a fork and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, put in all the vegetables, keep stirring and cook till done.
  • Add tomato sauce and roasted garlic to the vegetables and mix well.
  • Cook covered for 4-5 minutes , check the seasoning.
  • Pour the sauce on to the cooked pasta and toss.
  • Top with rocket and parmesan cheese.
  • Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi