Enjoy delicious pasta recipes this holiday season

Christmas is fast approaching, and so are the festive holiday gatherings and Yuletide celebrations where mouthwatering dishes abound. And as the holiday rush kicks in, so does the need to whip up delicious but easy-to-prepare menus for the many expected get-togethers. Fortunately, there’s EL REAL Spaghetti and Macaroni.

With two new additions to its pasta offerings, EL REAL Pasta adds a lot of excitement to the holiday dining table. The EL REAL Flat Spaghetti and the EL REAL Curly Macaroni put a twist to the usual pasta recipes. The flat and the curly noodles will be able to retain the delicious flavor of your favorite pasta sauce. They are also very affordable and convenient to cook. The FLAT Spaghetti takes only six minutes to cook while the CURLY Macaroni cooks for five minutes only. EL REAL is first in the market to offer these quick-cook pastas in FLAT Spaghetti and Curly Macaroni. From appetizer and main course to dessert, these two new variants are perfect for a dynamic range of dishes, making it easier to satisfy cravings. Make the most of EL REAL Pasta perfection with the following sumptuous recipes that are easy and affordable to prepare.

Crazy over Classic Carbonara

1 teaspoon oil
1/4 cup onions, minced
1/4 cup sweet ham, chopped
1/4 cup bacon, chopped
1/4 cup carrots, chopped
1/4 cup green peas
1/4 cup corn kernels
3 cups EL REAL Flat Spaghetti, cooked according to package instructions
1/4 cup all-purpose cream
4 egg yolks
Salt and pepper to taste

Saute onions over low fire for five minutes, then add sweet ham, bacon, carrots, green peas and corn kernels. Cook for five minutes and toss in cooked EL REAL Flat Noodles. In a bowl, combine all-purpose cream and egg yolks. While the pasta is still hot, toss in the cream and egg mixture. Season with salt and pepper as desired, and serve.

Delightful Tuna Pasta Salad

1 cup canned tuna in brine, drained
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons oyster sauce
1/4 cup onions, minced
1/4 cup carrots, minced
1/4 cup bell peppers, minced
3 cups EL REAL Curly Macaroni, cooked according to package instructions
Salt and pepper to taste

In a bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, oyster sauce, onions, carrots and bell pepper to make a dressing. Toss in cooked EL REAL Curly Macaroni, coating the pasta evenly with the dressing. Season with salt and pepper, then chill in the ref before serving.