I can have pasta for lunch or dinner. I can have it as an in between snack as well. I love pasta in any form and in any kind of sauce, stir-fry, sauté or salad. That pasta is an extremely popular breakfast dish is something I learnt only after I moved to Gurgaon this time around. The only pasta I’d eaten for breakfast had to be vermicelli.
I still don’t quite relish pasta for breakfast. But my colleague, D, brought this one morning and I loved it. I made it a few days later as a pre dinner snack (as dinner is mostly soup these days). It came out exactly like her dish.
I may not make this very often, but it is a keeper recipe that I had to save on my blog for posterity. Make it again, I certainly will.
1 cup Pasta of your choice, prepared according to instructions
1 Onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp Olive Oil
½ tsp Garlic Paste
2 tbsp Mayonnaise
1-2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
¼ tsp Oregano
Salt and Pepper to taste
Heat the oil in a pan. Add the onion and garlic paste and fry for 3-4 minutes. Add the mayonnaise and tomato ketchup along with the oregano, salt and pepper. Add the cooked pasta and toss well.
(Remember to go easy on the salt as the mayonnaise and ketchup have enough already.)
Enjoy this with a bowl of soup or some toast or just as it is. It is lip-smacking delicious.