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Crazy Simple Salmon Wasabi Pasta

Crazy Simple Salmon Wasabi Pasta

February 26, 2013 @ 4:57 am
by Neil
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This afternoon my sister was here and I decided to whip up a pasta dish. We didn't want anything really too elaborate, so I came up with this Crazy Simple Salmon Wasabi Pasta. What you'll need: 2 Tbsp per bowl of pasta of Salmon Flakes ("Shake Flakes" - a Japanese food that you put over rice... basically it's just shredded cooked salmon) (You could substitute canned salmon, or fresh salmon you sautee) 2 Tbsp mayonnaise per bowl 1 Tsp wasabi paste (I used the stuff in a tube for this dish) 100g PRE COOKED WEIGHT pasta (I used ballerine noodles [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes Somen Wasabi Mayo Quick Summer Pasta

July 6, 2012 @ 1:08 pm
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Easy Pasta Recipes Somen Wasabi Mayo Quick Summer Pasta This recipe is a variation of a traditional Japanese pasta called So-Men, a very thin noodle, about half the diameter of capellini! Be warned that a so-men traditionalist will probably slap your face for wanting to serve it this way... Serves 2 What You Need: 3 bunches of so-men (approx. 300 grams) 1 Tbsp wasabi (from a tube is easiest and best) 1/4 cup of mayonnaise 1 quart (1 liter) of ice water with ice cubes afloat in it What You Need To Do: Boil the so-men, until cooked about 1 [...]

Easy Pasta Recipe – Rotini Burgu Pasta with Chicken Pesto Cabbage Onion Sautee

July 1, 2012 @ 7:34 am
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Easy Pasta Recipe - Rotini Burgu Pasta with Chicken Pesto Cabbage Onion Sautee What a title! Here is a healthy and delicious pesto and pasta recipe that will make you happy! Serves 2. What You Need: 1 large chicken breast, no bones, cubed into 1/2 inch (1 cm) cubes 1/4 cup pesto sauce 2 cups of cabbage, shreded 1/2 large yellow onion, diced 1/3 pound (250 grams) Rotini Burgu pasta, dried (pre-cooked weight) Salt & Pepper to taste Optional: Olive oil to drizzle on cooked pasta Parmesian cheese What You Need To Do: Start by getting your mise en place, [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Linguine in Carbonara Sauce

June 6, 2012 @ 8:25 am
by Paula B.
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Linguine in Carbonara Sauce Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Serves: 12 What you need: 200 grams linguine (cooked according to package directions) 1 cup chopped bacon 1 large onion 2 cups all purpose cream Chopped herbs of your choice for garnish What you need to do: 1.    Cook the bacon over low heat (without any oil) and let the bacon render its own fat. 2.    Saute the onions with bacon and add the cream. Let this simmer for 10 minutes. 3.    Add in the cooked pasta noodles and continue simmering for 5 more minutes. Photo courtesy of: [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Fiore Pasta con Pollo Pomodoro (Flower Pasta with Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

May 23, 2012 @ 9:00 am
by Harrie B.
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Fiore Pasta con Pollo Pomodoro Flower Pasta with Chicken in Tomato Sauce What you need: 3 tbsp. olive oil 2.2 lbs. chicken, choice cuts 1 tsp. sea salt 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced ½ tsp. dried basil 1 tsp. oregano powder 1 chili pepper, chopped 1 bay leaf 3 cans plum tomatoes, pureed ¼ cup tomato paste 2 parsley sprigs, snip leaves and discard stems ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan Pasta 1 lb. flower pasta 1 tbsp. ginger root, chopped 1 tsp. red pepper flakes ½ cup asiago, shredded ½ cup macadamia nuts 1 cup cilantro [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Velvety Cream Fettuccine Alfredo

May 16, 2012 @ 12:33 pm
by Harrie B.
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Velvety-Cream Fettuccine Alfredo What you need: 8 oz. dry fettuccine noodles, cooked according to directions but slightly undercooked and drained Salt and pepper to taste Sauce mixture: 12 oz. heavy cream 2 oz. whole butter 2 oz. Parmesan cheese, grated What you need to do: 1.  Prepare the sauce by heating the heavy cream, butter and Parmesan cheese in a sauce pan over medium heat. 2.  Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and let it simmer until slightly reduced. 3.  Add the fettuccine noodles to the butter and cream mixture.  Let the mixture boil until the sauce [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Penne Tuna Pasta with Black Olives

May 9, 2012 @ 9:13 am
by Harrie B.
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Penne Tuna Pasta with Black Olives What you need: 500 grams penne pasta, cooked according to package directions then drained Sauce: 3 T. olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 white onion, diced 1 cup water 180-gram tuna in vegetable oil, 2 cans ¾ c. pitted black olives, drained and sliced Garlic salt Black pepper, freshly ground ½ c. Parmesan cheese for topping What you need to do: 1.   Heat a saucepan with olive oil and sauté the garlic until golden brown. 2.   Add in the onion and water and stir until translucent. 3.   Pour in the tuna (including its [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Cold Antipasto Vegetable Pasta

May 2, 2012 @ 9:01 am
by Harrie B.
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Cold Antipasto Vegetable Pasta What you need: 1 c. canned tuna, drained of its brine ¼ c. carrots, cut into thin, round slices 1/3 c. olives, chopped ¼ c. capers 1/3 c. artichoke hearts or canned bamboo shoots, chopped 1/3 c. olive oil Salt and pepper Bay leaf Chili flakes (optional) 1 pack shell, spaghetti or angel hair pasta, cooked according to directions then drained well Extra olive oil, warmed What you need to do: 1.   In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients and marinate for one hour. 2.   Add in the pasta into the bowl and toss [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Pancetta and Cheese Angel Hair Pasta

April 25, 2012 @ 8:40 am
by Harrie B.
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Pancetta and Cheese Angel Hair Pasta What you need: Handful of rock salt 500 grams angel hair pasta, 1 pack 3 T. extra virgin olive oil 200 grams pancetta, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 T. black pepper, freshly ground ½ c. Pecorino Romano cheese, freshly grated (divided into ¼ cups) 1 sprig parsley, chopped What you need to do: 1.   Fill a large pot with water and rock salt and bring to a boil.  Add the pasta and cook al dente. 2.   In another heavy pan, heat the olive oil.  Add the pancetta and cook over medium heat until it [...]

Easy Pasta Recipes – Whole Wheat Pasta with Chicken and Tri-Veggie Sauce

April 18, 2012 @ 8:25 am
by Harrie B.
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Whole Wheat Pasta with Chicken and Tri-Veggie Sauce What you need: 2 chicken breasts, skin removed 3 to 4 T. bottled pesto 2 T. oil ½ piece onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 piece bay leaf Pinch of ground basil Pinch of ground oregano Salt and pepper to taste 250 grams whole wheat pasta, cooked according to package directions then drained well Freshly-grated Parmesan, for topping Vegetable puree: ½ k. fresh ripe tomatoes ½ piece red bell pepper ½ piece carrot What you need to do: 1.   Put the chicken breasts in a bowl and coat the meat with [...]