Do you like various types of pasta? Or do you like to cook pasta in your kitchen?
In the world there are many types of pasta. Pasta has many names and different forms. This pasta comes from Italy which has spread and been adapted in several countries.
With various types of pasta, of course there are many foods that can be made using pasta. One of them is using the Mostaccioli type pasta. But do you know what kind of pasta Mostaccioli is?
For those of you who feel unfamiliar with Mostaccioli, let’s see about the Mostaccioli and Mostaccioli recipe that can be made at home.
Sometimes, there are lots of people who often feel bored with the same menu. Therefore, many try to find a new food menu that they can buy or that they can make themselves at home. If they want to cook the food themselves at home, they will prefer a simple menu that is easy to make. Usually, the menu of choice is a menu that uses pasta ingredients.
Pasta is a food that can be cooked into many types of menu. You can add lots of good ingredients to make your pasta more delicious. You can also change existing menu into a new menu of your own work.
If you plan to cook pasta today, what kind of pasta will you use? Is that the type of pasta you usually use or a new type of pasta for your new menu?
To try to make a new pasta, you might need to consider and try using the Mostaccioli type pasta. But there are some people who are still not so familiar about this pasta. Therefore, in this article I will discuss about Mostaccioli and Mostaccioli recipes that can be made at home.
- About Mostaccioli
Mostaccioli is a type of Italian pasta that is often used as a dish. Mostaccioli is also known in Italy as Penne Lisce. Some people sometimes call Mostaccioli as Penne. When served as a dish, Mostaccioli is usually combined with several types of cheese, spaghetti sauce, typical Italian sausages and other ingredients.
Mostaccioli is a type of pasta that has a tubular shape resembles a pen and short sized. It has a sloping tip. The texture of Mostaccioli is smooth. With this type of pasta, there are many types of food that you can make with your own creations, is not it?
- Mostaccioli And Penne, Is It Different?
Many people say that Mostaccioli and Penne are the same type of pasta. In a glance, the two pastas have the same shape. But if we look in more detail, there are a few differences between these two types of pasta.
Mostaccioli and Penne has a short tube shape and resembles a pen. The tip of both pastes has an angled tip (the tip is tilted). The thing that makes Mostaccioli and Penne different is the texture. The texture of Mostaccioli is smooth while Penne has a jagged texture.
- Makarony Po-Flotski, Mostaccioli In Russian Style
In Russia, there is a dish that also uses the Mostaccioli type pasta. This dish is called Makarony Po-flotski. It has become a popular food in Russia since the Soviet Union.
Makarony Po-flotski is a dish that is popular because of simple dishes, does not require a lot of money and can be cooked quickly. This dish is made from Mostaccioli pasta mixed with stuffed boiled ground meat, onions and then seasoned with black pepper and salt.
- Ingredients to Make Mostaccioli
To be able to make the Mostaccioli that can be made at home, there are many recipes that you can find on the internet. The recipe starts from the simple ones to the most complicated ones because they use a lot of ingredients. This time, I will give you a simple way to make your own Mostaccioli at home.
The ingredients you need to make this Mostaccioli are:
- 1 pound of uncooked Mostaccioli pasta
- 1 pound of Italian sausage
- 1 jar of spaghetti sauce (without meat)
- 1 large onion then diced
- 4 cloves of garlic and then chopped
- 2 cups of grated mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
If you want to add other types of ingredients, you can adjust it yourself.
- How to Make Mostaccioli
The steps to cooking Mostaccioli are:
- Cook the Mostaccioli according to the instructions on the package.
- In a large skillet, cook Italian sausage on medium-high heat until cooked. Cook the sausage in about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the oven to 350 ° F.
- Mix the onion and garlic then stir so the bottom of the pan doesn’t stick.
- In a large bowl, add a mixture of sausages and onions, pasta Mostaccioli, and pasta sauce. Stir until well blended.
- In the pan, place a mixture of pasta then give half the mozzarella cheese and also half the Parmesan cheese at the top. Repeat this step until the mixture is finished.
- At the top of the pasta mixture, give the remaining two cheeses and bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
- Lift the pan and leave it for about 10 minutes and the Mostaccioli is ready to be served.
Before serving your Mostaccioli that is already cooked, you can decorate the Mostaccioli with parsley to make it look more beautiful and can add to our appetite.
And maybe there are still some of Mostaccioli and Mostaccioli recipes that can be made at home that haven’t been listed above. I hope this article can really help you to find out about Mostaccioli and Mostaccioli recipes that can be made at home. So, are you ready to cook your own Mostaccioli at home?