You’ve discovered your talent for whipping up healthy, tasty and surprisingly affordable meals during the Movement Control Order (MCO). Now that we are in the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) period you need to up your game with new recipes that level up the taste, presentation and healthiness factor. You need to cook dishes that you have not photographed and posted to Facebook, Instagram or Tik Tok!
Alce Nero, the leading organic brand in Italy, has got you covered with five simple yet stunning recipes using their pastas. All the recipes use pantry staples. If you do not have some ingredients, simply substitute with what you do have. While pasta is the main ingredient in each recipe, the flavours, textures and look are varied.
1 ) SPAGHETTI CARBONARA
How about a change from tomato-based pastas? Try this no-cream carbonara. All you need is Alce Nero pasta, eggs, cheese, mushrooms and beef or turkey bacon. Don’t have bacon? Substitute with minced beef or chicken. Don’t have parmesan cheese? Use mozzarella, cheddar, or cream cheese.
In just 30 minutes you can twirl up a café-quality carbonara meal for four.
2 ) MACARONI CHICKEN SOUP
Chicken soup is perfect for the RMCO phase as we recover as a nation because it is an immunity booster, and a feel good food. Good chicken soup is a simple one pot wonder that needs a lot of chicken and time. Add Alce Nero organic macaroni to savour more of the hearty soup, and increase the health benefits. Be prepared for kids and adults asking for more of this scrumptious soup!
3 ) CHEESY BAKED PENNE WITH EGGPLANT
Just four ingredients and 25 minutes to create this sublime dinner. Cook Alce Nero organic penne, alternate layers of pasta, Alce Nero pasta sauce, eggplant(or any vegetable available) and cheese in an oven proof dish, topping it with more cheese. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. And it is done. So simple, so tasty and so Instagrammable.
4 ) SPICY FUSILI WITH VEGETABLES
A stir-fried tomato-based fusilli that is perfect for vegetarians or for when you want something light, and quick. You will definitely get your five portions of vegetables with this healthy and delicious Asian-inspired organic Alce Nero pasta meal. Works with any vegetables that you have in your fridge. For a prettier presentation use a selection of colourful vegetables such as carrots, tomatoes, capsicum, corn or cucumbers.
5 ) TUNA PASTA SALAD
Venturing out with family again during the RMCO but perhaps you still prefer a homecooked picnic salad? This tuna pasta salad uses organic Alce Nero penne to provide a nutritionally balanced meal with a mix of crunchy and smooth textures. Easy to prepare, and delicious hot or cold. Add Asian flavours with lemon grass, spring onion, cili padi or even sesame oil.
Get the full recipes at https://alcenero.asia/recipes.html or visit Alce Nero social media page at https://www.facebook.com/AlceNeroMalaysia/ and https://www.instagram.com/alceneromy to add more organic healthfulness to your RMCO menu playlist. Stay safe and stay healthy. Tag @alceneromy when you post dishes created using any Alce Nero products to be in the running for a special hamper! Follow for more recipes and monthly contest.