The Del Monte Blogger Recipe Carnival Entry

I am a big big fan of Italian food and Italian herbs. If I have to cook any food other than Indian I will definitely choose Italian.  After blogging for some time I have been always interested in taking part in cooking events and one such is The Del Monte Blogger Recipe Carnival announced in Indiblogger   site . To know more Click facebook page.

Probably only after Del Monte ‘s launch in India ,the usage of Italian food in our day to day life has shown a tremendous popularity.

I was introduced to Del Monte  through their juices and now the products have a wide spectrum from sauces to salsa’s to olives to pasta’s.

I buy at least one or the other Del  Monte product  every month and Its always there in my pantry.  Now we don’t have to goto a fancy dining to eat Italian, Thanks to Del Monte for making it available from Italy to our home

My contribution to this carnival is  my  All Veggie  Pasta

My simple Veggie-Pasta with Cajun spiced potatoes

Ingredients

1 cup  cooked (Al Dante )Del Monte Pasta (Penne Rig ate)

3 tsp Olive  oil

1 cup Pasta sauce

1/3 cup green Olives ( Del Monte  can be used)

1/3 cup chopped eggplant

1/2 cup chopped red onion

1/3 cup broccoli

1/3 cup green peas

1/3 cup chopped Zucchini

1/4 tsp dried Oregano

1 sage leaf

1/4 tsp rosemary (Optional)

Cheese (Parmesan) or mozerella bits

Chopped parsley or basil to garnish

For Cajun Potatoes

2 medium sized boiled potatoes

Cajun spice mix

Freshly ground pepper

Olive oil to roast

salt to taste

How I made them :

Veggie Pasta:

Saute the sage ,onion ,peppers in little olive oil

Add veggies one by one and fry them till they get caramelized

Add salt to taste as and when you add veggies

Add pasta sauce and little bit of pasta water

Add dried herbs.

Let it cook for 5 minutes and add  cooked  pasta

Let it simmer for 10 more minutes.

Serve with fresh basil or parsley leaves and grated Parmesan or mozzarella bits

You can even add little of extra virgin olive oil before serving.

Cajun potatoes:

Cut potatoes into medium cubes and saute in little of olive oil

Add salt to taste

Add the Cajun spice seasoning and freshly ground pepper.

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4 thoughts on “The Del Monte Blogger Recipe Carnival Entry

  1. Pingback: The Del Monte Blogger Recipe Carnival Entry « SANJEEVANI | ClubEvoo

  2. Hi Swathi. This is a nice blog you have here, especially the food post mentioned above. I wanted to invite you to an event that my company is organizing .i.e. Delhi’s first FOODATHON. To be precise, this is the Philips FOODATHON, as Philips is the prime sponsor and we have others like The [V] Spot Cafe and Dunkin Donuts too.

    FOODATHON is a platform where Delhi’s top online food influencers (mainly food bloggers) will come together to network, to celebrate their love for food, to hear from food experts and F&B brands.

    Request if you could please share your contact number and email id, so i could share an invite with you. My email id is karan.bhujbal@2020msl.com

    Regards
    Karan

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