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Reheating Pasta

"How to cook pasta ahead of time."
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15 m servings 302 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until still slightly less than al dente; drain. Rinse with cold water. Toss with olive oil. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. To reheat, bring a large pot of water to a boil, add pasta and cook until hot, 1 to 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 302 calories; 12.6 g fat; 39.2 g carbohydrates; 8.1 g protein; 67 mg cholesterol; 15 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My daughter loves fresh pasta when she gets home from school. To speed things up...I cook the whole box. Place single servings in small zip-top bags and pop them in the freezer. All she has t...

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OK, I don't see the huge timesaver here. What takes so much time is bringing the water to a boil. With the reheating part, you're bringing the water to a boil a second time. In my opinion, you...

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My daughter loves fresh pasta when she gets home from school. To speed things up...I cook the whole box. Place single servings in small zip-top bags and pop them in the freezer. All she has t...

OK, I don't see the huge timesaver here. What takes so much time is bringing the water to a boil. With the reheating part, you're bringing the water to a boil a second time. In my opinion, you...

This is a great way to save time when you need a quick meal. However, you can use a lot less oil than the recipe calls for. Also, I freeze the pasta for future meals. It comes out great!!!

I had my doubts, but it works. Not as good as doing the cooking all at once, but when in a rush you have to take what you can get. Make sure to leave the pasta a little under done. Thank you ...

I agree, may as well cook fresh. Someone told me to just put your frozen or cold pasta in a colendar, boil water in the kettle and pour it over. Works like a charm and it steaming hot.

I love this idea! It is especially good for those busy days/evenings. When I first tried this recipe I was having a busy day so I made this in the morning and then re-boiled half of it in the ev...

This is great for a restaurant and used it when I worked in AZ, but at home it's useless, by the time the water is boiling, the sauce warmed up 5 minutes won't make the difference, and after 5 o...

I do this when I have a dinner party and I make Bowtie Pasta with Chicken in Asiago cream sauce. Works fantastic!

This is a GREAT idea, especially for "cooking for one or two" or different shifts. Excellent tip. THANKYOU!