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Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Simple Student Pasta

The time has come for my final #RespectThePasta challenge with ASK Italian. This challenge was to involve the kids in something, so I took the opportunity to encourage my teenager to cook his own dinner. I do most, if not all, of the cooking in this house, but I really should encourage them more as they really quite enjoy it when they do.

I jotted down some basic instructions to cook the pasta, add the passata etc, and then left him to it. Twenty minutes later, he proudly presented his bowl of pasta.

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Simple Student Pasta - serves 3/4

500g Pasta
500g Passata
1 tsp dried Oregano
Grated cheese

  • Cook the pasta according to the directions on the pack, and drain
  • Add the passata and herbs to a pan and bring to the boil
  • Turn off the heat and stir in the cooked pasta
  • Divide between bowls and top with grated cheese to serve

I think this may be a weekly event now, and you never know, he may even make his own pasta one day.


#RespectThePasta Challenges

Challenge 1 - Respect the cook
Challenge 2 - Doing it right
Challenge 4 - Respect from scratch

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