Elbow Pasta / Macaroni in Italian Sauce

Macaroni is a variety of dry pasta made with durum wheat and usually into Elbow shape. While typical Italian Pasta use variety of light spices and herbs, I have Indianised my version slightly with a little chilli Powder and some more vegetables (optionally Olives, Broccoli etc.)
Preparation Time
10 Minutes
Cooking Time
15-20 Minutes
3-4 People
Elbow Pasta
Red Capsicum
Green Capsicum
Italian Seasoning
Italian Pasta
Chilli Powder
Olive Oil
2 Cups
1 Small
½ Small
½ Small
2-3 Pods
½ Tsp.
1 Cup
½ Tsp.
To Taste
To Taste
1 Tbsp.
1.            Chop onion, red and green capsicum to desired size.
2.           Cook pasta as instructed on the box, set it aside.
3.           In a broad pan, heat oil.
4.           Add chopped onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium to high flame.
5.           Now add red and green capsicum and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
6.           Maintain the crunch of the veggies.
7.           Add in Italian seasoning, chilli powder, salt and sugar and give a mix. Cook for a minute.
8.           Add the cooked pasta, after a minute add the Italian sauce.
9.           Give a good mix.
Note: You can use pasta sauce more or less, it depends on how you want the consistency of the pasta.
10.        Cook for 3-4 minutes and pasta ready to serve.


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