Boiled Pasta, How To Boil Pasta in A Microwave
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cooking pasta in microwave is a fuss-free way of cooking pasta. Learn how to cook pasta in the microwave.
To boil pasta in microwave, add 4 cups of water in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Add the olive oil, salt and pasta, mix well and microwave on high for 10 minutes, while stirring once after 5 minutes. Drain the pasta immediately using a sieve or a colander and refresh it with cold water. Use as required.
The consistency and texture of your pasta is very important for the success of many Italian recipes. Cooking it less or more can result in rubbery or soggy pastas, which can often be unpalatable. So here’s a sure shot way of making boiled pasta in a microwave in 15 minutes.
To cook pasta in the microwave, we have used fusilli. However, with different varieties of pasta like shell pasta, macaroni, spaghetti etc. the time may vary slightly.
Cooking pasta in microwave can be done by kids as well. Once done, you can create delicacies like Basil Corn Fusilli, Bow Pasta with Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Sauce, Che-mato Pasta, Creamy Macaroni with Broccoli, Eggplant and Macaroni Bake, Farfalle in Olive Salsa, Macaroni Hot Pot, Pasta Genovese and Penne Arrabiata.
Tips for boiled pasta. 1. Ensure the water is boiled well before adding the pasta. 2. Prefer using a fork to stir in between so it is easy to separate the pasta. 3. Remember to refresh it with cold water once or twice to arrest further cooking. 4. If the pasta has to be used later, add 1 tsp of olive oil and toss it after refreshing with water.
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- Add 4 cups of water in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
- Add the olive oil, salt and pasta, mix well and microwave on high for 10 minutes, while stirring once after 5 minutes.
- Drain the pasta immediately using a sieve or a colander and refresh it with cold water.
- Use as required.
- If the pasta has to be used later, add 1 tsp of olive oil and toss it before using.
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