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Student Pasta with Red Onion Sauce   Veg   HT  MC 20mins


Serves 1      Hot   Vegetarian   Pasta   Vegetables  Herbs   Main Course   Eggless




1 tbsp Olive Oil

1 Garlic Clove, crushed

1 Red Onion, finely chopped

½ tablespoon Dried Parsley

½ teaspoon Dried Basil

Salt and Black Pepper

120ml/4fl.oz. Crème Fraîche or Double Cream

100g/4oz Pasta




1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add the pasta and cook for 10-12 minutes.


2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a saucepan, add  the onion and garlic and fry gently over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring from time to time, until golden.


3. Add the herbs, seasoning and crème fraîche or cream, bring to the boil then reduce the heat to low and simmer gently for 2-3 minutes.


3. To serve - drain the pasta well, transfer to a warmed serving dish and top with the sauce. Serve immediately.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


Freezing/Make ahead

Not suitable


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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