Spicy pasta

    30 min

    This is a fiery but quick and easy to make pasta dish. For a milder flavour, simply leave out the chillies.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 350g rotini or fusilli pasta
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon dried basil
    • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 2 red chillies, seeded and chopped
    • 1 (400g) tin diced tomatoes
    • 3 drops hot pepper sauce
    • salt and ground black pepper to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
    2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute garlic with basil and Italian seasoning for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in onion and chillies; cook until onion is tender. Stir in tomatoes and hot sauce; simmer for 5 minutes, or until heated through. Toss with the cooked pasta, and season with salt and pepper.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. i added chicken and parsly  -  23 May 2011


    this is an awsome recipie!  -  23 May 2011


    Easy to cook and tasty. Will make this quite often.  -  02 Oct 2010