Spicy Pasta

Ingredients

450g/1lb wholewheat penne or other pasta shape 

1 tablespoon olive oil 

1 teaspoon cumin seeds 

1 teaspoon mustard seeds 

1 large onion, chopped 

1 teaspoon garlic, chopped 

2 green chillies, finely chopped 

225g/8oz button mushrooms 

400ml/14 fl oz can of tomatoes, liquidised 

1 teaspoon garam masala 

1 teaspoon chopped coriander

 

Preparation time: 8 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 6

Nutrition: Per serving
Energy
339 Kcals
Fat
4.7g
Saturates
0.7g
Sugars
9g
Salt
Trace

A low fat, fail-safe pasta dish with rich, bold flavours that you can cook in less than half an hour.

Ingredients

450g/1lb wholewheat penne or other pasta shape 

1 tablespoon olive oil 

1 teaspoon cumin seeds 

1 teaspoon mustard seeds 

1 large onion, chopped 

1 teaspoon garlic, chopped 

2 green chillies, finely chopped 

225g/8oz button mushrooms 

400ml/14 fl oz can of tomatoes, liquidised 

1 teaspoon garam masala 

1 teaspoon chopped coriander

Method

Cook the pasta as directed on the packet, preferably leaving it slightly undercooked. Drain well. 

Heat a large, non-stick pan .Add the oil followed by the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and onions. Cook until onions light brown. Add the garlic, chillies and mushrooms and continue to cook for another 2 minutes. 

Add the tomatoes, bring to the boil. 

Add the garam masala and reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. 

Stir in the pasta. Garnish with coriander and serve hot. 

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