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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Spaghetti with tomato and capsicum

Tomato Capsicum Spaghetti

Spaghetto in Italian means thin string. Spaghetti is the plural form of spaghetto. Spaghetti is a cylindrical pasta prepared with all purpose flour. I have prepared a simple, easy and quick spaghetti with bell pepper and tomato paste. Bell Pepper or capsicum as called in India is rich in carotenoids and vitamin C. Please check below for step by step instructions and pictures for preparing Tomato Capsicum Spaghetti

Preparation Time:     5 mins
Cook Time :                20 mins
Ready in :                    25 mins
Yields :                         2 Servings 
Tomato Capsicum Spaghetti

250 gms
Olive Oil
2 tbsp
Garlic finely chopped 
1 tbsp
Onions cut lengthwise
1/2 Cup
Bell Pepper chopped lengthwise 
1 Cup
Tomato paste
3 tbsp
Freshly ground pepper
1 tbsp
Dry Oregano
1 tsp

  • Cook spaghetti with 1/2 tsp of salt in boiling water for 12 minutes or follow the instructions as per given in spaghetti packet. Drain the excessive water by transferring pasta to colander.
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  • Heat olive oil in a pan. Add finely chopped garlic. When the raw smell goes off, add chopped onions and fry till they turn translucent.
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  •  Add chopped bell pepper / capsicum ( I have used green, yellow and orange bell pepper) and fry for 2 mins.
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  • Add tomato paste and salt. Fry till raw smell goes off.   Add pepper powder and dry oregano. Switch off the stove. Mix with spaghetti.
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  • To add crispness to recipe add roasted pine nuts. 
  • Adjust pepper to your taste.
Tomato Capsicum Spaghetti


  1. Very lovely Nithya, my kids favorite.....

  2. looks super good and yum...love the texture of spaghetti

  3. Would love to finish that whole plate, droolworth spaghetti.

  4. Looks very yummy.. Attractive spaghetti :)

  5. Wonderful recipes and such clear pics..:-)

  6. eveni love spaghetti in tomato base :) superb clicks and deliciously made spaghetti dear

  7. Wow – that is such a great idea of adding capsicum to the spaghetti.. Looks delicious.. Fantastic clicks Nithya :-)

  8. I see a few ingredients and I see the beautiful outcome. Thinking maybe I can use rice noodles for the same.

  9. delicious recipe with lovely color....

  10. Looks amazing! my daughter loves spaghetti,will sure try this out....Nice clicks too !


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