August 7, 2017

Shell pasta with simple homemade tomato sauce - Kids friendly !!


This simple recipe of pasta, garlic, parmesan cheese and homemade tomato sauce is very easy to prepare and delicious.  My son loves this pasta and is our main staple in the house!



Ingredients :
  1. Shell pasta - 1 cup
  2. Water
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Olive Oil - 2 tbsp
  5. Onion, finely chopped - 1 small sized
  6. Garlic, finely chopped - 2 cloves
  7. Capsicum, finely chopped - 2 tbsp
  8. Tomato puree - 1/4 cup
  9. Tomato ketchup - 1 tbsp
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Black pepper powder to taste
  12. Dried Oregano - 1/2 tsp
  13. Dried Basil - 1/2 tsp
  14. Parmesan cheese for garnishing

Method :
 
1.  Bring 4 cups of salted water to a boil.  Add the pasta and cook as directed on the package, until done. 



2.  In a sauce pan, add a tbsp of olive oil.  Add finely chopped garlic, onion, capsicum and salt to taste.  Saute for few mins.

3.  Add tomato puree and cook.



4.  Add tomato ketchup, black pepper powder and dried oregano & basil.  Cook for few more mins.

5.  Finally, add pasta to the pan and toss to combine.  Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.


Serve.


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