Linguine with Shrimp Sauce.

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Ingredients:
• One box of linguine
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• Bell peppers-red, green, orange-(equally diced)
• 1 medium white onion (finely chopped)
• 2 medium plum tomatoes (thinly sliced)
• 20-25 medium-sized shrimps (5-7 evenly chopped)
• 1 bottle RAGU pasta sauce (640ml)
• Salt and pepper (to taste)
• 3 cooking cubes
• 1 tablespoon curry
• 2 tsp finely chopped garlic/ 2 tablespoons garlic powder

Directions:

• In a small pot, heat pasta sauce over low-medium for 20mins.Image
• In a saucepan, heat up 1/2 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat and sauté shrimp with salt, pepper and garlic until well done. Remove shrimp and place in a plate.
• Add the rest of the oil, bell peppers and onion. Soften. Add sliced tomatoes.  Image
• Add pasta sauce, shrimp, curry, cooking cubes, salt and pepper. Cover and let simmer for 5-10mins
• Cook linguine. See BASICS: HOW TO COOK PLAIN PASTA
Your meal is ready to be served.

 

**Don’t be boxed in by a recipe, spice your food to taste. Make your meal yours**

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Shrimp Pasta.

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Ingredients:

  • One box of macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Bell peppers-red, green, orange, yellow-(equally diced)
  • 1 medium white onion (finely chopped)
  • 15-20 medium-sized shrimp (properly cleaned)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 stock cubes
  • 1 tablespoon curry
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic/1 tablespoon garlic powder
Directions:
  • In a saucepan, heat up oil over medium heat and sauté the onion until soft.
  • Add shrimp and garlic. Sauté until garlic softens and the shrimp are well done on both sides.Image
  • Add curry, stock cubes, salt and pepper. After 1 minute, add bell peppers. Stir, cover and let simmer over low heat.
  • Cook macaroni. See BASICS: HOW TO COOK PLAIN PASTA
  • Add stir-fry to the macaroni, stir properly and let sit for 2-3 minutes before serving.
Your shrimp pasta is ready to be served.
**Don’t be boxed in by a recipe, spice your food to taste. Make your meal yours** 
 
 

BBQ Steak Sauce.

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Ingredients

(A.) Cooking steak:

  • 4 1/2lb. rib-eye steak
  • 1 1/2  cups water
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
(B.) Sauce:
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups bbq sauce
  • 1 medium onion (sliced)
  • 1 garlic glove (minced)
  • 1 tsp ground parsley
  • 1/2 steak seasoning, seasoned salt,
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
Directions:
  • Cook steak in a medium pot using ingredients (A.)to get stock.
  • In a large pan, heat up olive oil over medium heat.
  • Brown steak on both sides.
  • Add the stock gotten from cooking, ingredients (B.), cover and let simmer over medium heat for 15 mins. Stir and let simmer for another 5mins
  • Serve with your choice of pasta. See BASICS: HOW TO COOK PLAIN PASTA
**Don’t be boxed in by a recipe, spice your food to taste. Make your meal yours** 

 

EASY PASTA AND MEAT SAUCE.

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We all want to have a tasty meal at home that’s easy to prepare, right? Well, here’s one.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 500g lean ground beef
  • 1 bottle RAGU original pasta sauce
  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 KNORR beef stock cube
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt, curry, dried parsley, black pepper, chilli powder.
Directions
  • In a small pot, let pasta sauce simmer over low heat for 20-25mins.

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  • In a pan, sauté the onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent then add the ground beef to brown over medium heat.

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  • Add the browned beef and seasoning to the pasta sauce and cook over low heat for another 20-30 minutes. Be sure to stir occasionally.
  • Cook your choice of plain pasta. Refer to How To Cook Plain Pasta
  • Serve hot.
**Don’t be boxed in by a recipe, season your food to taste. Make your meal yours**

BASICS: HOW TO COOK PLAIN PASTA

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For the purpose of this post, I chose spaghetti.
Ingredients
  • 460g of pasta
  • 4-5litres of water
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp butter
Directions
  • Bring the water and olive oil to a boil in a medium pot.
  • Add pasta and salt to boiling water. Cook for 10-13 minutes, stir occasionally during this time.
  • Drain in a colander and stir in butter to prevent the pasta from sticking.
Your pasta is ready to be served with any side of your choice.