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Lime Chili Pasta Twist


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  • around 8 plum ripe tomatoes
  • 4 to 5 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tbsp ) olive oil
  • 1 heaped Tbsp Indian lime pickle (a must) – that can be purchased in asian food stores, and also supermarkets
  • 2 tsp molasses
  • a little Himalayan salt, or sea salt, to taste (it won’t need much as the pickle is salty already)
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste/puree
  • 1 cup sweetcorn
  • lots of freshly chopped cilantro for garnishing – another must
  • 1 slice fresh lime, to squeeze prior to serving



Step 1

1.Process the garlic in a food processor until very finely chopped. Then add your tomatoes, one at a time, and process them, before adding your olive oil and Indian lime pickle.
2.Meanwhile, heat some olive oil in a large saucepan on a medium heat for about half a minute, then pour in your processed tomato mixture. Lower the heat, and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
3.Then add the tomato paste, and simmer for a further 10 minutes.
4.Meanwhile cook your pasta
5.Now add the sweetcorn, and after a couple of minutes taste it for salt and sweetness.
6.Drain your pasta, rinse with cold water, shake well in a colander, and add it to the sauce.
7.Garnish with cilantro

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