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Red sauce pasta recipe – boiled pasta cooked in hot and spicy red pasta sauce made with tomato onion puree, flavoured with dry red chili flakes, mixed herbs, and cheese is one of the popular italian red sauce pasta recipe which we cooked in Indian style. This pasta in red sauce dish is not only very delicious but also easy to cook at home. In this post, you will learn how to make red sauce pasta?red sauce pasta recipe, pasta in red sauce recipe

We convert this italian pasta in red sauce into indian style red sauce pasta recipe as per our convenience, for this, I simply use homemade fresh red tomato puree instead of canned tomato puree,

and for the bright red colour, I use a few teaspoons of Kashmiri red chili powder, and dried red chili flakes.

Finally, for garnishing, I use grated cheese, mixed herbs instead of fresh basil leaves which are used only for authentic italian pasta in red sauce.

 

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What is red sauce pasta?

Red sauce pasta is a delicious italian pasta recipe where boiled penne pasta tossed in a hot and spicy red sauce flavour with mixed herbs and garnish with grated cheese.  

 

What to serve with red sauce pasta?

Serve hot red sauce pasta by garnishing it with grated cheese and a pinch of black pepper powder from the top. 

 

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How to store pasta in red sauce?

You can safely store this hot and spicy red sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for approximately 2 to 3 days. But before using it make sure you reheat it by adding a dash of water to it.

Also, boil penne pasta as per the required temperature and mix with this sauce as mentioned below.

 

Tips to make italian pasta in red sauce

 

  • Choice of Tomato: In this red sauce pasta recipe tomato puree is the main ingredient so choose medium-size ripe, red colour tomatoes which is usually less tangy.

 

  • Cooking Method: If you use penne pasta boil them only sharp 8 min, for other types of pasta it usually mentioned on pasta packed.

 

  • Secret Flavor: Just like Italian red sauce pasta to increase flavour in this pasta recipe we add mixed herbs including thyme, rosemary, basil, oregano, and a pinch of black pepper and chili flakes.

 

  • Choice Of Veggies: If you want to cook red sauce pasta with vegetables, you can include chopped capsicum, carrots, green peas, broccoli, potatoes, mushroom.

 

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How to make red sauce pasta?

Here, the complete recipe of pasta in red sauce preparation is classified into three simple categories first one is preparing pasta sauce,

second one is boiling penne pasta and the last one is making red sauce pasta recipe.

so, let’s make it now.

 

Preparing pasta sauce

1.At first, for making Indian style red sauce pasta recipe pour water in a Kadai and heat it on medium flame.

pour water in a pan

 

2.Then add 5 to 6 dry red chili in it and let it boil for 2 to 3 min.

add a tablespoon of dried red chili

 

3. Now pick tomatoes one by one and carefully cut a cross shape on top of them.

cut the tomatoes in cross shape

 

4.Then carefully place them in boiling water, cover the lid and let them boil for 3 to 4 min in high flame.

place the tomatoes in water to boil

 

5. After that you can see the skin of tomatoes easily come out from it, turn off the gas.

tomatoes skin comes out easily

 

6.Transfer the tomatoes and red chili in cold water and remove the skin of tomatoes one by one.

pour tomatoes and red chili in cold water and remove tomatoes skin

 

7.Next pour the boiled tomatoes, red chili, and a teaspoon of Kashmiri red chili powder in a blender.

blend tomatoes red chili and dash of water together

 

8.Blend them to make smooth hot and spicy pasta sauce.

hot and spicy red pasta sauce

 

Cooking pasta

1. Now, boiling penne pasta pour water in a deep bottom pan or kadhai.

heat water in a kadai

 

2.Sprinkle a teaspoon of salt and let it boil for some time.

sprinkle a teasponn of salt in it

 

3.When water comes to a boil add penne pasta and a dash of oil in it.

add penne pasta and dash of oil in it

 

Note: I suggest you must use penne pasta as the sauce goes inside pasta it becomes very delicious, otherwise you can use spaghetti, farfalle, and fusilli pasta.

 

4.Let them boil for approximately 8 min. When pasta is cooked till al-dante drain in a colander and transfer them to the large plate for later usage.

boil penne pasta til al dante

 

Making red sauce pasta recipe

1.Now making pasta in red sauce add 3 tablespoons of butter and melt it on low flame.

melt a few tablespoon of butter in a pan

 

2.Then add 1 tbsp chopped garlic,2 to 3 dry chili flakes cook for some time.

saute chopped garlic,red chili flakes

 

3.Next add 1 medium size chopped onions.

add medium size onions

 

4.fry them until it becomes slightly golden brown.

onion becomes golden brown

 

5.Furthermore, pour tomato puree and cook for 5 to 6 min in medium to low flame.

pour tomato puree

 

6.Next sprinkle 2 tsp salt.

sprinkle a teaspoon of salt

 

7. Also sprinkle 1 tsp black pepper.

sprinkle a tea spoon of black pepper

 

8.And 2 tsp mix herbs including basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary.

sprinkle a table spoon of mixed herbs

 

9.After that, add boiled penne pasta and teas spoons of red chili flakes in this hot and spicy red pasta sauce,

add boiled penne pasta

 

10.Mix them properly with red pasta sauce, also check the taste if required any spices add now.

tossed them in hot red pasta sauce

 

11.Finally garnish this Indian red sauce pasta recipe with grated cheese.

garnish pasta in red sauce with grated cheese

 

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Yield: 4

Red Sauce Pasta Recipe

red sauce pasta recipe serve on white bowl garnish with grated cheese from top

This italian red sauce pasta recipe-is one the quick snack dish in india where boiled penne pasta cooked in hot and spicy red pasta sauce flavored with dry red chili flakes, mixed herbs, and garnish with cheese.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

Red Sauce Pasta Ingredients

  • 5 to 6 medium size tomatoes
  • 1 medium size chopped onion
  • 400 grams Penne Pasta
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 5 to 6 dry red chili
  • 2 to 3 tbsp oil
  • 3 to 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 2 tsp mixed herbs
  • 1 liter water to Boil Pasta
  • 3 to 4 tbsp grated cheese for garnish

Instructions

how to make red sauce pasta recipe?

  1. At first, for making Indian style red sauce pasta recipe pour water in a Kadai and heat it on medium flame.
  2. Then add dry red chili in it and let it boil for 2 to 3 min.
  3. Now take tomatoes one by one and carefully cut a cross shape on
    the top of them.
  4. Then carefully place them in boiling water, cover the lid, and let them boil for 3 to 4 min in high flame.
  5. After that you can see the skin of tomatoes easily come out from it, turn off the gas.
  6. Transfer the tomatoes and red chili to cold water and remove the skin of tomatoes one by one.
  7. Next pour the boiled tomatoes, red chili, and a teaspoon of Kashmiri red chili powder in blender.
  8. Blend them to make smooth hot and spicy pasta sauce.
  9. Now for boiling pasta pour water in a deep bottom pan or Kadai.
  10. Sprinkle a teaspoon of salt and let it boil for some time.
  11. When water comes to a boil add penne pasta and a dash of oil it.
  12. Let them boil for approximately 8 min.
  13. When pasta is cooked drain in a colander and transfer them into
    large plate for later usage.
  14. Now making pasta in red sauce add a few tablespoons of butter and melt it in low flame.
  15. Then add chopped garlic,onions and fry them until onion becomes
    slightly golden brown.
  16. Furthermore, pour tomato puree and cook for 5 to 6 min on medium to low flame.
  17. Next sprinkle a few teaspoons of black pepper, salt, mix herbs
    including basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary.
  18. Now mix them properly with red pasta sauce.
  19. Also, check the taste if required any spices add now.
  20. After that, add boiled penne pasta and a teas spoons of red chili flakes in this hot and spicy red pasta sauce.
  21. Mix them properly for 1 to 2 min on low flame until sauce goes
    inside of pasta.
  22. Finally, garnish this indian red sauce pasta recipe with grated cheese.

Notes

Red Sauce Pasta Recipe Note

  1. If you want to add vegetables to pasta you can add them, just make sure toss them in medium high flame in butter or oil before mixing them with pasta.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

4

Amount Per Serving Calories 1684Total Fat 115gSaturated Fat 44gTrans Fat 2gUnsaturated Fat 54gCholesterol 264mgSodium 4557mgCarbohydrates 96gFiber 9gSugar 15gProtein 69g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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