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Quick & Easy Pasta Recipe

Quick and Easy Homemade Pasta Recipe

Homemade seashell pasta recipe
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword homemade pasta recipe, pasta recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Eleanor


  • 1 lb Jumbo shell pasta
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • ½ cup diced onions
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • ½ tsp salt for sauce
  • 1 tbsp salt for pasta
  • ½ tsp ground red pepper
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 8 oz canned tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese



  • Heat 4 quartz of water in a large pot on high heat and add 1 tablespoon of salt as the water begins to boil.
  • Throw in uncooked pasta and a bit of oil (to prevent sticking) and boil for 10-15mins or until al dente.


  • Heat up a saucepan on medium heat with 2 tablespoons of canola oil
  • Thrown in chopped onions and garlic and fry.
  • Add in salt, pepper, oregano, ginger, lemon juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, tomato sauce and stir for about 2 mins
  • Add in heavy cream, vegeble broth, nutritional yeast and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Add in boiled pasta and shredded cheese. Combine thoroughly.
  • Top with cilantro or basil and Enjoy!