Follow us on Pinterest
Welcome! Log In | Register |
Log In with

Dinner in 20: Pasta Rosa Verde

  • Comment Comments (2)
  • Print Print

Tips for Perfect Pasta

Sticky rotini? Overcooked penne? Never again! Chef Rocco DiSpirito, a FITNESS advisory board member and author of Rocco Gets Real, shares three tips for cooking the perfect pasta every time.

Measure it out. A serving size of dry noodles is 2 ounces. Most boxes contain a pound, so if you're cooking for two, use one-quarter of the carton; for four people, one-half.

Speed it up. Bring water to a boil, then add pasta and some salt. The mineral raises the temperature of boiling water a few degrees, which reduces cooking time.

Keep it from clumping. Never (ever!) rinse pasta, DiSpirito says. Stir it frequently while it's boiling to keep strands from clinging together, and set a timer so you don't overcook.

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, January 2010.

 

What do you think of this story?  Leave a Comment.

What do you think? Review this story!
7935948617
KimiSteffens wrote:

yum!

3/3/2010 01:15:26 AM Report Abuse

Add your comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Register | Log In

Please confirm your comment by answering the question below and clicking "Submit Comment."

Todays Daily Prize
More Smart Savings
Fitness Magazine on Facebook

Go Shopping