Spicy Pasta

Serves 8


450g/1lb penne
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 large onion, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
2 green chillies, finely chopped
225g/8oz button mushrooms
400ml/14 fl oz tomatoes, liquidised
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon chopped coriander


  • Cook the pasta as directed on the packet, preferably leaving it slightly undercooked. Drain well.
  • Heat a large, non-stick pan .Add the oil followed by the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and onions. Cook until onions light brown. Add the garlic, chillies and mushrooms and continue to cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, bring to the boil.
  • Add the garam masala and reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the pasta. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.


Per 100g

Low fat, low saturates, low sugars and low salt

Per serving

Energy: 244 Kcals/1038 Kjoules   Fat: 3.2g   Saturates: 0.5g  Sugars: 6.5g   Salt: Trace 

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