Ever had a fight over which pasta to cook for a meal? Well you are not alone. If your family has a craving for pasta but can’t decide which shape to use, things can get really difficult. But an Instagram user came up with a solution to this problem. US-based real estate agent Jessica Nakamura, who goes by the name @ jess.nak.realtor, shared a video on the social media platform with the caption, “When Your Family Can’t Agree What Shape Of Pasta To Eat … you get creative. The post included the hashtags ‘mom hacks’ and ‘life hack’. The viral video showed her putting a handful of pasta in a colander and boiling it in water. This way, she can put small amounts of two different types of pasta in the same jar Check out the viral pasta hack here:
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The hack went viral and received over 9.7 million views and 259,000 likes. But even this pasta cooking hack had its own limitations. In a later video, Jessica tried to cook small pasta and linguine in the same jar, but her hack failed, even though the video went viral again. The video shows how the long strands of pasta also got into the sieve and mixed with the other type of pasta. The video was titled “If Your Viral Hack Fails”. The caption read, “So last week I posted about my pasta cooking hack and it blew up. It has received over 6.7 million views. Here is the video:
Such hacks often cut down the time you spend on cooking. They also make the entire cooking process easier. But before you get caught between the different types of pasta for your meal, let us feed you some delicious recipes.
Here are 5 delicious and easy pasta recipes for the pasta lover in you:
1. Egg noodles
Make a simple yet delicious meal with this simple pasta recipe. You will need penne pasta, eggs, vegetables, ginger and garlic paste, and spices for this dish.
2. Butter Chicken Pasta
Get the best of both worlds in one dish with the Indian flavors of butter chicken and the panache of Italian pasta.
3. Chicken lasagna
If you want to try a different type of pasta recipe, here is the recipe for you. For this dish, layer pasta sheets with a juicy chicken filling.
4. Pasta Primavera
This recipe is rich in vegetables, mushrooms, and peas. Make it a cheesy affair and let the whole wheat pasta burst with flavors.
5. Caesar pasta salad with chicken
Fancy a delicious spin on salads? Throw some penne noodles in crispy lettuce and juicy pieces of chicken. Drizzle with pasta sauce and cheese.
So which pasta recipe do you try first? Tell us in the comments below.