Fusilli Pasta Recipe In A Spicy Roasted Beetroot Sauce

The Fusilli Pasta Recipe In Roasted Beetroot is a lip smackingly delicious fusilli pasta recipe in a spicy roasted beetroot sauce. Serve this along with a salad and garlic bread for a delicious weeknight dinner. You can even pack this into your kid's lunch box.

Archana Doshi
Fusilli Pasta Recipe In A Spicy Roasted Beetroot Sauce
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Fusilli Pasta Recipe In Roasted Beetroot is a lip smacking pasta recipe which is cooked in a roasted beetroot Sauce. The addition of chili, garlic and the roasted beets makes this pasta absolutely wholesome and delicious.

Serve the Fusilli Pasta Recipe In Beetroot Sauce along with a bowl of Summer Salad and Garlic Bread for a weeknight dinner or even pack onto a kids lunch box.

If you like this Fusilli Pasta Recipe In Roasted Beetroot, you can also try other pasta recipes such as

  1. Lemony Pasta Recipe With Roasted Shrimps
  2. Penne Pasta In Marinara Sauce Recipe
  3. Roasted Vegetable Pasta Primavera Recipe

Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

55 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 350 grams Pasta Fusilli
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Beetroot , peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 Onion , peeled and diced
  • 3 Tomatoes , finelt chopped
  • 1 sprig Basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup Fresh cream
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • Black pepper powder , to taste

How to make Fusilli Pasta Recipe In A Spicy Roasted Beetroot Sauce

  1. To begin making the Fusilli Pasta Recipe In Roasted Beetroot, first get all the ingredients prepped and ready for cooking.

  2. In a large pot, add water and bring it to a boil. Once the water has boiled, add a teaspoon of salt.

  3. Add the fusilli pasta to the boiling water and let it cook in the boiling water until it is al dente(just cooked). This process should take a good 12-15 minutes.

  4. Once the fusilli pasta has cooked, drain the water and run the cooked pasta under running water to stop the cooking process. Drizzle some oil on top of pasta and make sure to coat all of the pasta with the oil. 

  5. *To make the Beetroot Sauce

  6. The next step is to roast the beets along with the onions, garlic and tomatoes. Preheat the oven to 180 C and grease a baking sheet with olive oil.

  7. Toss the beetroot, garlic, tomatoes and onions in a tablespoon of olive oil and salt and place it in the preheated oven. 

  8. Roast the beets in the oven for about 20 minutes and after that 15 minutes of roasting in the oven which is preheated to 180 degree celsius, check for doneness. The beet should have softened and feel cooked. 

  9. Once done, remove from the oven and allow it to cool.

  10. Once the beet has cooled, add the roasted beetroot to the mixer grinder, add the cream, a teaspoon of olive oil, and about 1/2 cup of warm water and blend to make a smooth puree.

  11. If you are using any other vegetables in the sauce, you can alternatively roast the vegetables in a pan on a low heat until the vegetables are cooked. Allow the vegetables to cool and blend the vegetables along with cream, olive oil and 1/2 cup warm water. 

  12. The roasted beetroot sauce for the pasta is now ready.

  13. *To prepare the Fusilli Pasta Recipe In Roasted Beetroot

  14. Heat oil in a wok or a heavy bottomed pan.

  15. Add a teaspoon of olive oil, add the roasted beetroot pasta sauce, salt, crushed black pepper, red chilli powder  and the cooked pasta and toss them both on high heat until the pasta is well coated with the sauce (about 3 to 4 minutes.) 

  16. Once tossed well, roughly tear the basil leaves and add it to the Fusilli Pasta Recipe In Roasted Beetroot. Check the salt and seasonings and adjust to suit your taste.

  17. Serve the Fusilli Pasta Recipe In Roasted Beetroot Sauce along with a bowl of Summer Salad and Garlic Bread for a weeknight dinner or even pack onto a kids lunch box.

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Last Modified On Monday, 04 June 2018 15:17
     
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