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Herbs & Mint Pasta Alfredo-The Indian Twist

By shrutinair (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
The creamy classic with a herb infused twist.
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Ingredients

Pasta:

  • Water
  • Pasta (Penne) -250 gm
  • Salt to taste
  • Peas- a handful

Sauce:

  • Water
  • Pasta (Penne) -250 gm
  • Salt to taste
  • Peas- a handful
  • Butter-50 gms
  • Garlic- 6 cloves
  • Ground pepper-2 tsp
  • Walnuts- 10 no.s
  • Ground Mint leaves- 200 ml
  • Ground Coriander leaves- 50 ml (optional)
  • Fresh Cream- 150 ml
  • Chopped Capsicum- 1 no.
  • Chopped Mushrooms- 100 gms
  • Oregano- 2 tsp
  • Sun Dried Tomatoes- a handful

Method

  • STEP 1
    For the pasta: Heat water in a pan. When it boils, add the penne, salt and peas. Cook for about 10 mins.
  • STEP 2
    Alongside the pasta make the sauce. For the Sauce:Melt butter in a pan. Add the garlic, pepper and walnuts. Roast for about 30 seconds. Add the ground mint and coriander leaves. Stir well.
  • STEP 3
    Add the chopped capsicum ,mushrooms and the sun dried tomatoes. Cook for 5 minutes on a low flame.
  • STEP 4
    Add the fresh cream and stir well. Add the oregano and cook for 5 minutes on a low flame.
  • STEP 5
    Garnish by sprinkling oregano over the pasta and serve in pasta dish.

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