Tagliatelle With Chilli And Herbs Recipe

Tagliatelle With Chilli And Herbs picture


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Fresh red chilies1
 Oil25 Milliliter (1 1/2 Tablespoon)
 Onion1 Medium, finely chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Tomato paste10 Gram (1.5 Teaspoon)
 Fresh oregano/Basil / marjoram1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped (A Good Handful)
 Egg tagliatelle8 Ounce (225 Grams)
 Tomato/8 ounce can of tomatoes, semi-drained8 Ounce, skinned and chopped (225 Grams Or 1 Large One)
 Salt To Taste
 Sugar To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 311 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 47.6 mg

Sodium 119.3 mg5%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.1%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 9 g18.9%

Vitamin A 13.8% Vitamin C 27%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 8.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Dissect the chillies into halves and deseed.
2) Take cold salted water and soak the chillies in it. Take the chillies and slice finely.
3) Heat oil in a pan, fry onion, chilli and garlic till onion changes colour.
4) Add tomato paste and 15 g / 1 tbsp of any fresh herb you prefer.
5) Boil salted water and cook tagliatelle till al dente.
6) Stir the onion mixture and gradually pour in fresh tomato and seasoning. Cook on moderate heat for 3-4 minutes.

7) Add a dash of oregano, basil or marjoram to the sauce. Heat for sometime before serving. Pour over the sauce on the drained pasta and toss gently.serve as desired.
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