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Ten mouth-watering Italian pasta recipes

Ten mouth-watering Italian pasta recipes

When you hear the term “Italy,” what comes to mind? The first thing that comes to mind is spaghetti, a flavorful, spicy, and enticing dish. It’s also really quick and simple to prepare.
we suggests trying these ten appetizing Italian pasta recipes that will take almost no time to cook at all.

Spaghetti carbonara

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Ingredients:

  • 350 g of ham or bacon
  • 400 g of spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 egg yolks
  •  2 cloves of garlic
  • 225 ml of cream or sour cream
  • 75 g of grated Parmesan
  • Salt

Instructions:

1-In a skillet, heat the olive oil. Garlic should be chopped and fried with the oil. Chop the ham finely. Cook for 3 minutes with the ham in the skillet.
2-Whip the cream and egg yolks together. Toss in the Parmesan and season with salt and pepper to taste.
3-Bring the pasta to a boil until it is al dente. Drain the water and combine the spaghetti and ham in a large mixing bowl. Pour in the sauce and cook for 7 to 8 minutes, or until the sauce thickens.

Roasted vegetable baked penne

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Ingredients:

  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 2 zucchini
  • 2 vegetable marrows
  • Mushrooms
  • 1 onion
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of fine salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of herbes de Provence or Italian seasoning
  • 450 g of penne pasta
  • 3 cups of Marinara sauce
  • 1 cup of grated cheese
  • 1/2 cup of grated smoked Mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup of frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan for the sauce and 1/3 cup for garnishing
  • 2 tablespoons of butter

1- Preheat the oven to 230 degrees Celsius. The pepper should be cut into stripes, and the onion should be cut into half-moons. Zucchini and marrows should be cut into cubes. On a baking tray, arrange the pepper, zucchini, marrows, onion, and mushrooms. Combine the olive oil and the rest of the ingredients in a mixing bowl.
2- Bake for 15 minutes, until tender, with 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and herbs.
3- Bring the penne to a boil for 6 minutes, or until it is al dente. Drain all of the water In a large

4- mixing bowl  gently combine the penne, roasted veggies, Marinara sauce, cheese, peas, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

5- Place the penne in an oil-greased baking mold. Add the Parmesan cheese and the butter cubes to the dish. Bake until the cheese has completely melted and the pasta has developed a golden crust.

Creamy pasta with Pesto

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cups of fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan
  • 3 tablespoons of cedar nuts
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/3 cup of olive oil
  • 1/3 cup of heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 340 g of pasta
  • 2 tomatoes

Instructions:

1- Blend the basil, garlic, cedar nuts, and parmesan in a blender to produce pesto. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour the olive oil in slowly and carefully. Combine all of the ingredients well.

2- In a small saucepan, heat the cream over medium heat. In a small bowl, melt the butter in the cream. Then add the pesto and completely combine the sauce.

3- In a pot of salted water, cook the pasta. Drain all of the water. In a large mixing basin, combine the paste with the sauce and toss everything well. If desired, add chopped tomatoes.

Penne rigate with cured pork

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Ingredients:

  • 250 g of penne rigate
  • 250 g of cured pork
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 red chili pepper
  • 500 ml of tomato puree (or chopped tomatoes)
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tuft of basil
  • Grated Parmesan
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Spring onion

Instructions:

  1. Slice the pork and fry the slices with the olive oil.
  2. Make half-moons out of the onion. Remove the core and cut the chili pepper after removing the top. The cherry tomatoes should be cut in half. Toss the pork with the onion, chile, basil, and tomatoes. Cook for an additional 3 minutes. Cook for 10 minutes after adding the tomato puree and salt.
  3. Penne rigate should be cooked in salted water until done. Drain the pasta and toss it into the sauce.
  4. Garnish the dish with grated Parmesan and spring onions before serving.

Pasta carbonara with zucchini and meat balls

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Ingredients:

  • 500 g of pork mince
  • 1 onion
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 500 g of spaghetti
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 zucchini
  • 1 cup of cream
  • 1 lemon
  • 120 g of grated Parmesan
  • 1 tuft of parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of butter

Instructions:

1- Toss the mince, onion, and spices together and season to taste. Small meat balls should be made.

2- Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat. Cook the meat balls for 5 to 6 minutes in a hot skillet. Toss in the bacon strips and sliced zucchini. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3- Boil the pasta in salted water for a few minutes. Parsley should be chopped and the lemon should be zested. To prepare the sauce, whisk together the egg yolks, zest, parsley, and Parmesan in a mixing bowl.

4- Toss the spaghetti with the sauce and serve beside the meatballs. Combine all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and season to taste with any spices you choose.

Pasta with shrimp and tomato-wine sauce

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Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 4 cups of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 glass of dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • 400 g of spaghetti or any other kind of pasta
  • 400 g of shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon of spices for seafood

Instructions:

1- In a pan, heat 1 teaspoon of oil. Cook for 2 minutes after adding the garlic. Then add the wine and tomatoes and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. When the sauce is finished, season with salt and pepper to taste.

2- In a pot of salted water, cook the pasta. Drain the water and toss the pasta with the butter once it’s done.

3- Fry the shrimp in the remaining oil before adding the sauce.

4- Combine the pasta and sauce in a serving bowl and serve immediately.

Pasta bolognese

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Ingredients:

  • 300 g of spaghetti
  • 1 onion
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 carrot
  • Olive oil
  • 200 g of beef mince
  • 200 g of pork mince
  • 1 can of tomatoes in their own juice
  • 3 cloves of garlic

Instructions:

1- Cut the onion, celery stalk, and carrot into cubes and cook them till tender in olive oil. First, fry the onion, then add the celery a minute later, and the carrot two minutes later.

2- Cook the mince until it becomes brown in its own juice. Almost all of the juice should have evaporated by this point.

3- Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions in salted water. Cook for 40 to 60 minutes after adding the veggies and canned tomatoes to the meat. After that, add the garlic.

Ditalini with green peas

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Ingredients:

  • 80 g of ditalini
  • 215 g of green peas
  • 45 g of olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 50 g of bacon
  • 35 g of crab meat
  • 10 g of Parmesan
  • 80 g of cherry tomatoes
  • Chili pepper

Instructions:

1- In a pan, heat 20 g olive oil and add the onion and bacon. When they begin to turn golden, add 200 g of peas and continue to fry for a few minutes. To prepare a puree, combine all of the ingredients in a blender.

2- Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.

3- In a pan, heat 20 g olive oil, then add the remaining peas and simmer for 1 minute. Then toss in the noodles and toss everything together rapidly.

4- Pour the sauce into a large mixing basin, toss in the pasta, and top with crab meat, cherry tomatoes, and grated Parmesan cheese. Pour in the olive oil and, if wanted, the chopped chili pepper.

Spaghetti with broccoli and red wine

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Ingredients:

  •  800 g of broccoli
  • 450 g of spaghetti
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/3 cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chili pepper flakes
  • Salt according to taste
  • Ground black pepper according to taste
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan
  • 750 ml of dry red wine

Instructions: 

1- To avoid a bitter flavor, cut the broccoli into florets and set them in a pan of boiling salted water. Remove the florets from the stems and set them in a large mixing dish.

2- Bring a pot of water to a boil with the broccoli and cook the spaghetti for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. The water should then be drained.

3- In a big saucepan, combine the wine and sugar and bring to a boil for 2 minutes. Cook the spaghetti for 6 minutes, or until most of the wine has evaporated. It’s best if the pasta is al dente.

4- Heat up the olive oil in a skillet. Add the chopped garlic and chili pepper flakes. Fry until the garlic turns golden. Then add the broccoli, salt and black pepper and cook everything, stirring, for one minute.

5- Add the spaghetti in the skillet and cook until all the wine evaporates. Turn off the stove, add the cheese, and serve hot.

Spicy chicken pasta

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Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 pack of fettuccine
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 1/2 medium-sized red onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 4 small tomatoes
  • 1 glass of milk
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Black pepper according to taste
  • Red pepper according to taste
  • Teriyaki sauce
  • Fresh greens for garnishing

Instructions:

  1. Cut the chicken meat into cubes and sprinkle it with red pepper. Heat up the oil in a skillet and fry the chicken. Put the meat in a bowl.
  2. Chop the vegetables and fry them with the same oil for 30 to 40 seconds.
  3. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packaging. Drain the water, but retain 1 glass of it.
  4. Combine the water with the pasta, milk, Teriyaki and black pepper in a pan. Bring the sauce to the boil, stirring. Add the vegetables and mix everything well.
  5. Place the pasta in the pan, mix everything and stew for 5 to 7 minutes. Serve the dish garnished with the greens.

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