Pasta In Tomato Sauce ( Tiffin Treats for Kids )


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Pasta is children’s favourite food – this version pepped up with tomato based sauce when served with toasted bread makes a delicious lunch treat.

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Makes 4 servings
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For The Sauce
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 1/2 cups tomato pulp , refer handy tip
1/4 cup chopped spring onions
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tbsp tomato puree
salt to taste
4 tbsp fresh cream

Other Ingredients
3 cups boiled pasta (of your choice)

For The Topping
4 tbsp grated processed cheese
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens

For the sauce

  1. Heat the butter in a broad pan, add the garlic and spring onions and sauté on a medium flame for a minute.
  2. Add the tomato pulp, chilli powder, tomato purée, salt and ½ cup of water and cook on a medium flame till the sauce thickens.

How to proceed

  1. Add the cream and pasta , mix well and toss gently.
  2. Top with cheese and spring onions.

Handy tip:

  1. 4 to 5 medium tomatoes when blanched in water, peeled, deseeded and chopped will give approx. 1½ cups of tomato pulp.

How to pack

  1. Cool slightly and pack in a tiffin box.
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 on 15 Jun 15 03:02 PM

Pasta in tomato sauce.. this is one of the favourite tiffin snack for the kids, its tangy creamy taste of the pasta is just too good. And the best part is it stays fresh and moist in the tiffin box upto 5 hours. A thumsbs up for this recipe.