Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Penne in alferdo sauce..

Pasta dishes are probably the fastest meals you can cook and really enjoy..They can be made in innumerous ways with lots of nutrition in it...And for this reason I love pastas!!
In India,Pastas are gaining popularity in the form of instant pastas..
Alferdo sauce is a sauce named after a restaurant and it has full cream,butter and cheese as its basic ingredient.Try this at home,and feel being in Italy...

You will need:
250 gms pasta
1/4 cup full cream
1/4 cup milk
2 tspoon butter
1 clove garlic chopped
1 tspoon tomato ketchup
2-3 tspoon grated parmesean and cheddar cheese
1 tspoon Italian spice mix(oregano,basil and thyme)
Salt and pepper to taste

Boil water in a heavy bottom vessel.Add generous salt and few drops of oil.Cook the pasta till tender(approx 10 mins) and drain.

Melt the butter in a saucepan and fry the garlic in it.
You can also add onions if you like.

Add the cream and milk and keep whisking..

Add the ketchup ,some salt and whisk well..Turn off the heat and add the cheese.Mix till it melts..

Add the pepper and other spices and stir well..

Mix the pasta well with sauce..

Serve hot!
Mamma mia!!

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