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Beetroot pasta recipe

Beetroot pasta a quick, healthy and nutritious way to include pasta along with cheese and seasoning.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
AuthorSharmilee J

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups fusili pasta
  • 4 cups water
  • salt to taste

For beetroot sauce:

  • 1 small sized beetroot
  • 2 nos red chilli
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt to taste

Seasoning & Topping:

Instructions

  • To begin with first add water.
  • Boil well add salt and few drops of oil.
  • Add pasta. I used wheat pasta.
  • Cook well.It takes atleast 7-10 mins to cook, depends on pasta variety too.
  • Keep an eye and keep checking.
  • Check by cutting it with a spoon.If it cuts through easily then pasta is done.Switch off.
  • Drain immediately. Rinse with cold water to prevent from further cooking. Set aside.
  • Pressure cook beetroot along with little water for 3-4 whistles. Reserve the water and set aside.Cool down.
  • Add it to blender along with red chillies, garlic and olive oil.
  • Add reserved beets cooked water little by little and blend it to a smooth puree. That's it beetroot pasta sauce ready.
  • Add this to cooked pasta
  • Mix it well.
  • Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle cheese, mixed herbs or oregano, add a dash of lemon juice along with a sprinkle of spring onion.Serve!

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Notes

  • You can use any pasta based on availability.
  • You can add roasted tomatoes or sundried tomatoes while grinding to get a more tangy flavour.
  • Add feta cheese and dill leaves as topping if you get it.
  • Make sure to cook pasta perfectly, only then it will absorb the sauce well.
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