Quick Pasta

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 tbsp -Olive Oil
  • 1/2 - Large onion cut into medium pieces
  • About 3 cups - Ripe Cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
  • A handful of basil leaves - Cut into small pieces
  • Grated Cheese (for garnishing)
  • Dried Oregano (for garnishing)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Chilli powder - As per your taste
  • 2 handfuls - Long Spaghetti
  • About four cups - Water

How to Make Quick Pasta

  • In a saucepan, boil water. Add the spaghetti and it boil for 2-3 minutes. Reserve about 1 cup of water and drain the spaghetti. Simultaneously, in a thick-bottomed 10-12 inch frying pan, heat the olive oil and add the onion pieces and saute them for 2-3 minutes on med-high.
  • Add the cut cherry tomatoes and saute them for 4-5 minutes.
  • If it is dry, you can add about 1/4 cup of reserved water from the spaghetti.
  • Then add the salt and red chilli powder for taste and add the cut basil and fry for a minute or two.
  • Add the drained spaghetti and mix well. (Check for the salt and spice).
  • Transfer into a serving dish and top with some grated cheese and dried oregano.