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Leftover Pasta

Posted by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 7:56 AM
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Ok so I made a whole bag of ditalinni's last night and I ave so much leftover. What can I do with it? Any Ideas welcome!

Thanks!

Beth

Mommy of 3 Jordan and Sydney in my arms and Sara in my heart

by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 7:56 AM
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my5
by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 8:38 AM

I don't know what that is, so I'm no help. Here's a bump for you, in hopes of replies.

Bethy16
by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 8:41 AM

Little round pieces of pasta. About half the size of an elbow macaroni.

sdolly
by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 8:42 AM

I usually rinse pasta in hot water it prevents it from sticking and i store it in a freezer bag

in the refridgerator

mousesmommy81
by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 8:43 AM

MAke a casserole and freeze it. I would add  some pasta sauce and ground beef and chesse and wrap it up and freeze it. You have dinner for another night.

my5
by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 8:49 AM

Oh ok, thanks. Goloush is all that I can think of this morning. I like the others ideas, especially the freezer bag.

Quoting Bethy16:

Little round pieces of pasta. About half the size of an elbow macaroni.


MomToBeISaMom
by on Nov. 16, 2009 at 12:13 PM

I like to serve chili over pasta.  Easy!

Bethy16
by on Nov. 17, 2009 at 8:01 AM

Thanks guys! I decided to cook a bunch of shrimp so I made a butter garlic sauce for both the shrimp and the left over pasta. It was DELISH!!

Beth

Mommy of 3 Jordan and Sydney in my arms and Sara in my heart

rkoloms
by on Nov. 17, 2009 at 8:48 AM

Lentil Soup - This is the recipe I start with. I add some diced mushrooms, shredded zucchini, chopped cauliflower, whatever is around; I use all broth and no water

2 cups lentils, sorted and rinsed
4 cups water
4 cups vegetable broth or water
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 clove garlic, minced
3 Tbsp fresh chopped parsley
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp oregano
1 (16 oz) can tomatoes and their juice, cup up
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar (I use apple cider vinegar)
1 cup uncooked very small whole wheat pasta such as ditalini or elbows (optional)
parmesan cheese (to serve)
Place lentils in large soup pot with water, onions, carrots, celery, garlic, parsley, pepper, oregano. Cover pan and simmer 1 hour.
NOTE: make sure that the lentils are completely cooked before adding salt or acid.
Add tomatoes and their juice, salt and vinegar. Simmer 30 minutes longer, adding 1 cup uncooked very small pasta (such as ditalini or elbows) if desired.
I also add a couple of tablespoons of olive oil.
Serve with more vinegar and parmesan cheese.

Robin in Chicago

mamamiajk
by on Nov. 17, 2009 at 9:28 AM

I would make a quick healthy pasta salad. I like shrimp or chicken breast cut small,toss in celery,chopped onion,green or red pepper and grape tomatoes. Mix uo with low fat italian salad dressing and top with croutons. So easy to make and it keeps well.

girlz_rule
by on Nov. 18, 2009 at 4:18 PM

Great idea, I love shrimp with garlic and butter, Scampi anyone.....LOL

I think I'll make that tonight, 

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