Spicing Up Your Pasta! (Win $100 Gift Card)CONTESTS | Nirasha Jaganath | September 1, 2011 at 10:38 am
By now you know I am a Ragu “Mom’s the word on Dinner” ambassador and over the next few months I will be sharing ideas with you and doing
some a lot of learning too. Changing up a meal can change up the mood. I am in a bit of a funk and was thinking of actually painting my lounge this long weekend. Food, though, is much easier to kick up a notch. Sometimes when you say pasta people conjure images of a bland and boring meal whilst I just believe it to be like a canvas for anything you want it to be. Whether a casserole, soup, sauce or sweet dish – pasta has the ability to morph as you desire.
When I heard about spicing up your pasta I wanted to share what I would do to spice up pasta: surprise – it is actually SPICE! I can’t help it, it runs through my veins – I spice up everything. Whether it is my chai or food I like to pep it up. I also love to know my spice and normally buy them whole. To spice up pasta I like to give the Ragu tomato sauce a little bit of sizzle.
Here’s what I used:
- 2 garlic minced
- 1/2 red onion – diced
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 small cinnamon stick
- 1 cup of Ragu tomato sauce
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