Dinner recipes, International Recipes, Pasta

POTATO GNOCCHI

Potato Gnocchi is an Italian delightful pasta. Loaded with Italian herbs and sauce of our choice it is an awesome treat for your taste buds. The potato dumplings are of pillowy texture and fried to perfection with tasty sauces.The cheese adds a nice twist and improves the taste. With available ingredients a little muscle of yours to work you can create a wonderful recipe. I have made this with white sauce, but can try with tomato or pesto sauce as well. This can grace any occasion and will be the star attraction in your menu, if you are throwing a…

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Pasta, Reviews, Soups

ITALIAN SPINACH AND PASTA SOUP

Soups are always comforting and the most sought food item in the menu specially during winters. I have a few soup recipes in my blog which are not only filling but a meal in itself. Take for example this soup. It has cooked pasta added thereby completes the hunger cravings any time of the day. This is specifically good for working women who come late in the evenings, yet want to have a complete satisfaction of having a full meal. The veggies added are simple and easily available at home, so don’t go in to this recipe’s ¬†fancy name and…

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Dinner recipes, International Recipes, Pasta

SPAGHETTI WITH WALNUT PESTO SAUCE

Spaghetti is a favourite food of my daughter. She loves any variety I make and does not complain a bit about this. Pesto Sauce is usually made with basil leaves but I have used coriander leaves. Similarly there are a lot of variation in the usage of nuts, some use almonds, some pine nuts and some use peanuts as well. It is necessary to get the crunch along with the fresh bite of greens and that would be enough to make his recipe an instant success with all. The sauce is luxurious with a velvety finish. The crunch of walnuts…

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Pasta, Soups

HEARTY PASTA SOUP

When you want to eat to your heart’s content,try this Hearty Pasta Soup.Loaded with veggies,this nutritious soup with pasta is a meal in itself.Specially for working women,who come home and find it tiring to make a meal,this recipe will come to the rescue.I came up with this recipe while surfing one day,and made it for dinner some time back.Needless to say Dhivya enjoyed,even Ravi had it without fuss.I have been thinking of posting soup recipes lately and have come up with 2 or more soups with pasta.I also write reviews for Savorit Limited from where I got this spiral variety…

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Pasta

SPAGHETTI IN TOMATO SAUCE

This Spaghetti is an all time comfort food of my daughter.She can have this any time of the day and will never complain even if I pack it for her lunch.I have made this home made sauce,but you can try the same with store bought one.I know all kinds of pastas are loved by kids and this will be a sure hit at home.Trying this with available ingredients at home is a satisfying affair.The juicy and red tomatoes incorporates a good colour and fresh taste to the spaghetti.I have a Corn Spaghetti in my blog,so tried this variety now.You can…

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Pasta, Soups

GARBANZO TOMATO PASTA SOUP

Garbanzo Tomato Pasta Soup is a totally filling soup and a meal in itself owing to the addition of pasta and garbanzo.Garbanzo is nothing but white chick peas which can be either soaked and pressure cooked or store bought in a can.I have soaked and cooked it,you can do it either way.When I first sounded the name of this,I was thinking this might be a tiring job and tough recipe to make.But I was wrong.I made this within 15 minutes and was ready for dinner well before tome.The addition of basil leaves adds an Italian touch and the flavor is…

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Pasta, Salads

PASTA SALAD

My daughter is fond of pasta and I do make a lot of varieties at home with different sauces and vegetables. For a long time I was wanting to post something with pasta which is fresh crunchy and nutritious and above all easy to make.I had this opportunity to contribute for Savorit Foods and I will be posting a few recipes now and then here in my blog.The pasta turned out super delicious and filling too.This particular recipe is a culmination of my idea and a few recipes from the web.It can be a healthy meal option or a small…

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Kids Recipes, Pasta

INDIAN STYLE PASTA

I usually try pastas with white sauce or red sauce,but for a change tried this pasta recipe with our very own Indian Masalas.I had half a packet of spiral pasta lying in my pantry and this became a tasty snack for my daughter.This can be made with many variations and adding vegetables of your choice.In a matter of few minutes delicious pasta will be ready.This is a change from cheesy pastas which turn out be high on calories too.Prepared with the desi spices and packed with nutrition and taste this is absolutely a winner recipe. As you can see I…

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Dinner recipes, Pasta, Snacks

WHITE PASTA SAUCE WITH VEGETABLES

Anything is pasta goes well and a thumbs up at my home.It has to be a pasta and that’s it.Among the various pastas i use i like the penne one for no reason.May be it’s shape.Anyway it so happened during last month i had made this,but i had not posted for for long due to my migration of the blog.This is the apt time,since i know many moms would be beating their minds to fill the tummies of their kids during summer holidays.This is a super filling preparation,that never goes wrong to impress your little ones. So try out this…

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Pasta

BROCCOLI PASTA/PASTA RECIPES

Broccoli is a cousin of cauliflower which has absolute no taste of its own and so kids hate it.But broccoli has innumerable health benefits and is an excellent source of Vitamin C.It reduces the obesity and decreases the risk of heart disease and has been associated with lowering the rates of colon cancer.So whenever I get a chance,I buy this flower and try to incorporate in the meal.As I was searching for some fancy recipe to attract kiddos and also wanted to make a simple dish I stumbled upon this recipe.It is very easy and the ingredients are very few…

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Pasta, Soups

MINESTRONE SOUP

Minestrone Soup is a thick italian soup with lots of vegetables and pasta.It is a meal in itself due to the addition of lots of veggies and thankfully Dhivya loves soups and I can be rest assured whenever I make soups,it will disappear in no time.People who are fond of pastas can go for this recipe and try in place of any regular soup you would make at home.I was wanting to post this for a long time and could do it last week and the weather was so apt for this piping hot soup.There are a lot of variations…

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