This easy pasta dish was created because we were tired and needed a quick and easy dinner. The pasta with basil, tomatoes and cottage cheese was delicious and tasty. You can add/change ingredients to suit your family.
1 packet (500g) of Spaghetti
2Tbs Olive Oil
2 tomatoes diced
½ cup peas
1 tsp capers (optional)
1-3 cloves of garlic, diced
¼ cup Basil Leaves chopped
2-3 heaped Tablespoons Cottage Che...
This Kale and Sausage Pasta offers an easy, healthy and quick dinner... need I say more?
-8x Pork Sausages
-1/2 Bunch Kale
-1 tsp Minced Garlic
-1/2 Cup Vegetable Stock
-1 Tin Diced Tomatoes
-400g Pasta, cooked
-Parmesan Cheese, to serve
1. Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook sausages for about 5 minutes. Whilst still cooking, use a pair of tongs & scissors to cut sausages into bite sized pieces. Cook fo...
I love Lasagna, however when creating it all in one go; it can be very time consuming, which tends to mean I don't do it often. For a quicker lasagna, I use Instant, Oven Ready Lasagna Sheets and 2 portions of my pre-made Bolognaise (frozen into 500g portions) to speed up the process.
1 Box Oven Ready Lasagna Sheets
2 Portions of Pre-Made Bologniase
Carbonara Pasta is a fantastic quick and easy pasta that our kids love. This recipe produces a delicious sauce and all children eat well when we serve this.
1 onion, diced
3 gloves garlic, diced
4.5 rashers bacon, diced
6 Mushrooms, chopped
1 Cup Frozen Peas
¾ - 1 cup White Wine
4 T Parmesan
500g Pasta of your choice (we used Rigatoni)
While creating the Carbonara Sauce, put a po...
For perfect pasta it is imperative to have plenty of salted boiling water. Do not add oil to the water as it stops the sauce adhering to the pasta.
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
500g (2 cups) plain flour
90ml, approx. beetroot juice
2 punnets (500g) ripe cherry tomatoes, halved
100g black olives, stoned (optional)
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
2 punnets of cherry or grape tomatoes
50ml olive oil
50ml balsamic vinegar
1 packet of pasta of choice
chopped flatleaf parsley
shredded parmesan or romano cheese
Toss the tomatoes in the oil and balsamic, and add a generous grind of salt and pepper. Roast in a 180 degree oven until soft and caramelised. Add to cooked pasta and top with cheese and parsley. Like a little taste of summer!...
350g fettuccine or spaghetti
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 cup (250ml) thin cream
2 tablespoons sundried tomato paste
425g can tuna in oil, drained
1 cup (150g) frozen peas
1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
100g semi-dried tomatoes
2 teaspoons capers, rinsed, drained
1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and toss with half the oil.
2. Heat remaining oil in a large frypan over ...
A quick savoury Pasta that can be whipped up within minutes and can be frozen for an extra quick lunch or dinner.
375gm savoury type dip x 1
300ml light thickened cream
200gm shredded ham
250gm frozen vegetables
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic (optional)
Cook pasta in a saucepan as per packet instructions.
Cook frozen vegetables in the microwave as per packet instructions.
Stir cooked vegetables, cream, ham and ...
Pasta sheets (I make fresh pasta but you can use purchased fresh pasta sheets)
Grated Parmesan cheese, 1/2 cup cream
1 tablespoon oil
2 onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
200g salami, diced
125g mushrooms, sliced finely
2 teaspoons Italian herbs
2 x 425 cans tomatoes, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
3 tablespoons tomato paste
This Tagliatelle recipe is very easy to create and your family dinner can be ready in 15-20minutes. Tagliatelle with Rocket and Tomatoes also offers a great budget dinner, costing less than $15. Best of all, the ingredients can be modified to change the flavours or to suit your children or based on what you have in the cupboard.
1 Spanish onion
4 garlic cloves
1 can diced tomatoes
100g Rocket (or Baby Spinach)