Pasta Baskets

BM#26 brought with it some really really interesting topics. 🙂 I chose the theme cook 3 dishes for 3 different courses with 1 ingredient. Phew…I have chosen Pasta as the ingredient.

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Here is me Starter Dish : Pasta Baskets

You shall need: [Makes about 6-7 baskets]

1/2 cup… Pasta [I used mini farfelle] Boil al dente

3 tbsp… Tomato puree

1 tsp… Kasuri Methi [Dried fenugreek leaves]

Salt and pepper to taste

6-7… Bread slices [Cut round]

Softened butter


  • Pre heat oven to 180C.
  • Butter the round bread pieces and fit them in muffin mould like a basket.

pasta basket1

  • Bake in the oven for 15 min or until they are nice brown and crisp.

pasta basket2

  • In a small pan, heat about 1/2 tbsp butter.
  • Add the tomato puree , salt and pepper.
  • Cook until it leaves the fat.
  • Add the pasta to the puree.
  • Toss well.
  • Add the dried fenugreek leaves.
  • Set aside until you are ready to serve.
  • Once the bread baskets are done, fill them with the pasta and serve warm.

pasta basket3


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