Everybody loves pasta. The preference mostly comes with the type of sauce you serve with it, but it is one of the ultimate comfort foods ever. Some pasta dishes are complicated to make, and the cooking time is long. But if you're looking for a recipe that's quick to make but will still have the taste of a complicated dish, these pasta recipes are a must-try!
Creamy Mushroom and Zucchini Pasta
· 1/2 kilogram pasta
· 1/2 kilogram cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
· 2 pcs. Zucchini, thinly sliced and quartered
· 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
· 2 sprigs thyme
· 4 1/2 cups water
· 2/3 cup green peas
· 1/3 cup grated parmesan
· 1/4 cup heavy cream
· Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Mix pasta, mushrooms, zucchini, garlic, thyme, water, and green peas in a large stockpot. Stir to combine ingredients well. Season it with salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil over a medium flame then lower heat and simmer until pasta is cooked about 8 to 10 minutes. When ready, stir in parmesan and heavy cream. Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes. Serve immediately.
Spicy Cheese and Shrimp Penne Pasta
· 1/2 kilogram shrimp, peeled and deveined
· 1 onion, thinly sliced
· 4 cloves garlic, minced
· 1 cup penne pasta, cooked
· 1/3 cup olive oil
· 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
· 1 tablespoon brown sugar
· 2 teaspoons soy sauce
· 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
· Salt and black pepper
Combine garlic, olive oil, sugar, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes in a large bowl. Add shrimp to the bowl and toss to coat with mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Cook the shrimp and olive oil mixture in a pan over medium-high heat until the shrimp is cooked through. Add the pasta to the pan, season with salt and pepper, and stir until heated through. Serve garnished with onions and parmesan.
These pasta recipes will surely level up your cooking game! Hope you find the recipes useful. Also read Tasty Italian Pasta Salad Recipe.