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Thursday, December 6, 2012

        This post has been lying in my drafts for a while now. I adapted this recipe from Good Food cookbook. But altered the recipe to the availability in my kitchen pantry. Simple, easy to make pasta recipe that your kids would loveLove Struck. Stay tuned for more easy and taste kids pasta recipes in Rak's Kitchen!

Ingredients(serves 2)

Macaroni (or any pasta) 1/2 cup
Tomato 2, small sized
Tomato puree(readymade for colour) 1 tblsp
Parmesan 1 tblsp + 1 tsp
Sour cream* 1 - 2 tblsp
Pepper and Italian seasoning 1/4 tsp each
* Sour cream can be replaced with cream fraiche


  1. Boil pasta as per packet instructions (with salt). Reserve the boiled water 1 tblsp for using later. Immerse tomatoes in hot water for a minute and peel off the skin.1-pasta 
  2. Puree the tomato. Heat a pan and add both the tomato puree.Cook until the raw smell goes off.2-pasta 
  3. Add Italian seasonings, fry for a minute until you get nice aroma and then add the cooked pasta.3-pasta 
  4. Mix well and Add parmesan cheese. Mix well and add the reserved water to loosen the pasta. Lastly add sour cream and switch off the stove. Mix well to get a creamy texture and sprinkle the pepper.4-pasta

Serve immediately with parmesan topping.

  • Original recipe uses sundried tomatoes and cream fraiche. So if you get it in your part of world, you can make use of it.
  • Inspite the name creamy pasta, this recipe uses less cheese, that too parmesan cheese.
  • You can use ready made puree also fully in this recipe. Or omit the ready-made puree also no problem. I just used for colour.
  • Eat hot, otherwise may not taste good.
  • If you are in India, find it in Nilgiris or Big bazaar, where ever they keep cheese, butter, cream ....

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  1. Pasta is scrumptious.Never tried pastas before but now want to try that too.

  2. i have some sun dried tomato lying in the fridge. will pass you some next time we meet (if it's still in good shape!) :)

  3. Thats a creamy and tangy pasta. will try today

  4. Nice version of creamy pasta.

  5. I love the tomato-sour cream sauce for my pasta too.I take the easier way and add marinara sauce:)

  6. That' s a quick an easy one...looks delicious

  7. That's a real easy and tasty dish...

  8. looks good and creamy Sure my kids will love it

  9. Love the pasta.. looks so delicious and creamy!! kids love this!!

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  10. Hi raji, your pasta looks very creamy and yummy. I have tried so many recepies from your link and all came out well, especially nie appam. I have a request, if u find time can u upload Aappam recepie. I tried out few blogs but didn't work out. Pls try for me.

  11. Truly tempting and yummy pasta.Kids will love for sure

  12. Wow- love pasta! Looks so yummy and easy! I'm sure my daughter will love this!

  13. lovely pasta..looks delicious

  14. Love this creamy pasta,will try

  15. Cant stop drooling here, irresistible pasta.

  16. I make it often at home. But Instead of cream, I use lots of lots of milk. Looks yummy Raks.

  17. yummy pasta... perfect light tomato color..

  18. Creamy pasta...love the idea of adding sour cream

  19. where we get Italian seasonings or what are those?

  20. I tried this and it tasted yummmy :) lovely pics by the way


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