Gemelli Pasta Oriental Style

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Gemelli Pasta Oriental Style

Gemelli alla Orientale

Ingredients:  

 

1 pound gemelli (or other small cut pasta such as raditore)

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon minced garlic

2 tablespoons chopped green onion

1 teaspoon hot chili pepper flakes

_ cup sliced carrots

2 cups chopped tomatoes

1 teaspoon curry powder

_ cup salted peanuts

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

 

  Directions Heat oil in frying pan over medium high heat. Cook garlic, onion, carrots and pepper flakes 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, curry and peanuts and cook 10 minutes or until juices in pan are reduced. Stir in chopped cilantro. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain well and toss with sauce in frying pan. Remove from heat and serve. Servings 6