Olive and tomato pasta

Posted on September 11, 2009. Filed under: pasta | Tags: , |

Basil, which so commonly available in India, adds an exotic flavour to this tomato pasta.

Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Preparation Time : 15 mins.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
3 cups cooked bow pasta (farfalle)
For the basil and Tomato Sauce
1 recipe Italian tomato sauce
½ teaspoon dry red chilli flakes
4 to 5 tablespoons fresh cream
¼ cup chopped black olives
4 tablespoons grated vegetarian cheese
2 teaspoons olive oil
Salt to taste
For the olive and tomato sauce
1. Heat the olive oil in a pan, add the Italian tomato sauce, chilli flakes and salt.
2. Add ½ cup of water and cook till the sauce thickens.
3. Add the cream, olives and cheese. Mix well and keep aside.
How to proceed
1. Just before serving, re-heat the olive and tomato sauce and toss the bow pasta in it along with the cheese.
2. Serve hot.
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