Every one loves Italian food but how many try out Italian recipes? Italian dishes are very easy to learn and are also healthy. You have to be aware of a few factors before you learn Italian. Moreover you should also have the interest and time to learn them.

Before the Italian dishes one should know that Italian give priority to food and so take the necessary concern and effort to cook their dishes. To start with you can cook the Italian recipe given below.

Mediterranean and Basil Pasta

The Mediterranean Basil Pasta is one of the healthy Italian recipes which you can learn. You need the following ingredients to cook this recipe:

Red Peppers seeded and cut into chunks -2
Red Onions cut into wedges – 2
Red chili pepper seeded and diced-2
Garlic cloves-3
Superfine sugar, salt and pepper-1tsp each
Tomatoes quartered-2lbs
Pasta-10 ounces
Basil leaves-10
Parmesan cheese-2tbsp

Keep all the above mentioned ingredients ready before you start with the recipe. Heat oven to 400F and roast the cut vegetables in a large roasting tin. Dust with sugar and sprinkle oil. Now roast the vegetables till they become tender.

Take a large pan and cook the pasta in salted boiling water till they become soft. Add the roasted vegetables to the cooked pasta. Shred basil leaves and sprinkle them along with the parmesan cheese on the top of the vegetable pasta mix before you serve.

This recipe is very simple and very easy to prepare. Italian food has many more such simple and healthy recipes which we can prepare with ease which is not only relishing but are also nutritive. This is the reason people love Italian food.