Rigatoni with pesto creamy sauce

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READY IN: 44mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • For the pesto sauce-------------.
  • Microwave oil on high for 2 minutes uncovered.
  • Add garlic.
  • Microwave on medium for 2 minutes uncovered.
  • Add tomatoes, chilli flakes, oregano, basil and black pepper.
  • Mix.
  • Microwave on high for 4 minutes covered.
  • Allow standing time of 2 minutes.
  • Cool the mixture.
  • Blend walnuts to a powder in a mixer.
  • Add the cooked tomato mxture.
  • Microwave the above mixture with cream, milk and salt for 4 minutes uncovered.
  • For pasta cooking-------------.
  • Microwave in a deep glass dish, water with 1 tbsp oil on high for 5 minutes uncovered.
  • Place wooden spoon in the glass dish while doing so.
  • Add Rigatoni.
  • Mix and microwave on high for 11 minutes uncovered.
  • Stir once in between.
  • Add salt.
  • Microwave for 2 more minutes.
  • Drain off excess water.
  • Shower pasta with cold water.
  • Drain again.
  • Keep aside.
  • To serve-------------.
  • Microwave pesto creamy sauce alongwith the cooked Rigatoni on medium-high for 4 minutes uncovered.
  • Serve hot garnished with grated cheese, chopped tomato, chopped cilantro accompanied by soup.
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