The roasted red bell pepper along with basil sauce takes the dish, Prawn and Roasted Red bell pepper Basil pasta to a next level.
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Red bell pepper 1
Durum wheat Penne pasta 250g
Onion 1 medium sized
Garlic clove 2-3
Whole wheat 2 tablespoon
Milk 1 cup, as required for the sauce consistency
Mozarella cheese 2 tablespoon
Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon
Fresh basil leaves 8-10
Black pepper 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Dried basil 1 teaspoon (optional)
Roast the red bell pepper on direct flame till it chars from all sides.
When it cools down peel the extra burnt skin, remove the seeds from the inside. Make paste of the pepper.
Marinate the prawns with salt and pepper for 15 minutes.
Cook the penne pasta as per packet instruction and keep aside.
In a frying pan take Olive oil and fry the prawns from both sides till they cook, takes about 2-3 minutes. Take them out.
To the same pan add the onions, after a minute add garlic.
Add wheat flour and keep stirring till the raw smell of wheat goes.
Add red pepper paste, black pepper, dried basil and salt.
Add milk and mix everything well so that it comes like a sauce.
After a minute add mozzarella and cheddar cheese.
Mix well, add the prawns, fresh torn basil leaves and turn off the flame.
Add the pasta to the sauce and mix everything well.
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