Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake


Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake

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As good as a visit to Mexico! Try this delicious Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake, which is topped with the all-time favourite Mexican salsa sauce and loaded with cheese, which adds a smooth texture to the dish. The coriander and cumin flavoured white sauce adds more zing to this dish!


Serve along with Garlic Bread and Vegetable Cutlets .

Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake recipe - How to make Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking time:  20 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400 ° F)   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For The Salsa
2 tsp oil
1/4 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup chopped capsicum
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1 tsp chilli powder
salt and to taste

Other Ingredients
1 tbsp oil
1/4 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup chopped capsicums (red and yellow)
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
2 tsp dry chilli flakes
2 cups cooked penne
1 1/2 cups white sauce
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
salt and to taste
1/2 cup grated processed cheese

Method
For the salsa

    For the salsa
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the capsicum, cumin seeds powder and chilli flakes and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the pasta, white sauce, coriander, salt and pepper and mix well.
  4. Pour the pasta in a greased baking dish, spread the prepared salsa on top and spread it evenly.
  5. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy369 cal
Protein10.8 g
Carbohydrates29.4 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat20.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A741.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.4 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B32.1 mg
Vitamin C35.9 mg
Folic Acid22.2 mcg
Calcium324.7 mg
Iron1.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium77.2 mg
Potassium214.8 mg
Zinc0.4 mg
Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake by Tarla Dalal

Reviews

Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake
 on 14 May 19 05:00 AM
5

Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake
 on 05 May 18 11:05 AM
5

Yummy pasta.... it''s a must try recipe
Tarla Dalal
05 May 18 02:18 PM
   Hi Surekha, Thank you so much for your feedback. Happy cooking!
Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake
 on 04 Oct 17 02:23 PM
5

Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake
 on 11 Aug 17 07:47 PM
5

Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake
 on 21 Jul 16 09:36 AM
5

Spicy Mexican Pasta.. this is different recipe from the regular pasta recipe.. This is a must try recipe for pasta lovers..