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mummymayhem18 Fri 08-Mar-19 06:36:05

Hi everyone. Please can you help me. I'm after easy to make pasta recipes. We don't like tomato based sauces. We like cheese,creamy sauces. Want something relatively simple that can make through the week. My cookbooks are either ones I don't like or too fussy. Please help. Thanks 🙏 in advance ☺️

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Finfintytint Fri 08-Mar-19 06:47:49

One of my midweek favourites is pasta with a bit of lemon juice, olive oil, black pepper, capers or olives, with grated Parmesan.
I’ll also add anything that might need using up like mushrooms.

lastqueenofscotland Fri 08-Mar-19 07:42:48

neuroticmommy.com/2017/03/15/one-pot-vegan-fettuccine-alfredo-with-peas-and-roasted-cherry-tomatoes/

This is my go to

mummymayhem18 Fri 08-Mar-19 07:48:41

Thanks for those. Unfortunately I can't have acidic things like the lemon juice,also tomatoes are a no go. Don't like olives or anything like that. It looks yummy though the fettuccine recipe. Honestly I'm not fussy,just because of bladder and bowel conditions I have to stay away from the trigger foods. Very grateful for you taking the time to reply ☺️.

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ILiveInSalemsLot Fri 08-Mar-19 07:50:12

Olive oil, garlic, Grated courgette, lemon juice, chilli and prawns.

Broccoli in with the last 3 minutes of pasta, stir in cream cheese with garlic and herbs

Disney2 Fri 08-Mar-19 07:52:32

www.number-2-pencil.com/one-pot-cajun-chicken-and-sausage-alfredo/

This is absolutely delicious. I do it without th sausage and add in broccoli or green beans sometimes.

Disney2 Fri 08-Mar-19 07:53:38

Oh and for chicken broth I just use a chicken stock cube

greenelephantscarf Fri 08-Mar-19 07:57:43

you can use courgette instead of tomato. so where a recipe says to use passata, replace it with grated courgette.

a good carbonara?
1 egg, 1 tbs cream, some grated hard cheese, herbs & garlic per person. whisk and pour over just cooked pasta and serve immediately.

PrismGuile Fri 08-Mar-19 07:57:52

Crime fraiche and cream with gruyere, Parmesan and pepper - add prosciutto and asparagus

PrismGuile Fri 08-Mar-19 07:58:32

Or google Mornay sauce

ElloBrian Fri 08-Mar-19 08:00:02

Could you perhaps provide us with a list of food you need to avoid? That would be helpful.

Charley50 Fri 08-Mar-19 08:00:41

Creamy brocolli pasta with garlic and onion. Cook the broccoli with the pasta so it's over cooked. Sauce part cream part cooking water so it's not to thick. Stir in smoked salmon or tuna if you like x yum!

Aethelthryth Fri 08-Mar-19 08:03:34

If you like onions and have time, for two

Chop a couple of onions and cook them very gently in a generous amount of butter until they are very very soft and just golden. Cook pasta, drain and while very hot mix with the onions, two beaten eggs, about 100g grated parmesan and a generous amount of salt and pepper. If you have some parsley, a small handful stirred through brightens it up

mummymayhem18 Fri 08-Mar-19 09:34:57

Thanks everyone. Some of those sound lovely. The foods I have to avoid are spicy,acidic,garlic (although I do add some garlic granules),tomato,onion,mushrooms (I love them but they don't love me),high fat. It's a nightmare 🤦‍♀️

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twistable Fri 08-Mar-19 09:46:05

Mild chorizo, broccoli and green pesto?

mummymayhem18 Fri 08-Mar-19 09:57:36

Mmm twistable sounds nice. I already do a pasta with chicken and pesto. I cheat though and use the little pots of pesto 😙

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ElloBrian Fri 08-Mar-19 09:59:10

Hmmm. Difficult. How about this Sicilian broccoli pasta? It’s delicious. I’ve seen it made with saffron too which is even better. You could leave out the onion.

www.sicilyonweb.com/pasta-with-broccoli-the-unique-true-original-sicilian-recipe/

ElloBrian Fri 08-Mar-19 09:59:49

And you could do a creamy pancetta pasta with a low fat yoghurt perhaps, if you can’t have full fat?

SparkiePolastri Fri 08-Mar-19 10:05:11

Nigella's pancetta, peas and orzo is so simple and yummy.

I often replace pancetta with chopped streaky bacon.

http://www.nationalpost.com/m/risotto+simple+this+quick+easy+orzo+recipe+from+nigella+lawson/9526402/story.html

Charley50 Fri 08-Mar-19 11:46:46

red pepper is a good substitute for onion and garlic.

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