Remember! Cooks in only 3 minutes.
Simply Perfect Pasta®:
Step 1: select number of servings.
Servings - pasta - water - salt.
2 - 1/4 box - 2 qt. - 1 tsp.
4 - 1/2 box - 3 qt. - 2 tsp.
8 - full box - 5 qt. - 1 tbsp.
Step 2: cook time.
3 minutes to al dente pasta.
Do not overcook.
Step 3: cooking directions:
1. Bring water to a rapid boil. To add flavor and reduce stickiness, add salt (optional).
2. Add pasta and stir; return to rapid boil.
3. Set your timer for 3 minutes.
4. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally.
5. Drain well. Serve as desired.
Maintaining perfect pasta:
To keep cooked pasta fresh for later use, toss with a small amount of olive oil and refrigerate.
Make a home-cooked meal fast!
Cook 1 box of San Giorgio® Quick Cook® pasta and add a few ingredients for any easy meal.
Try these classics using your favorite sauce.
Pronto pasta bolognese:
Tomato basil sauce (24 oz), heated.
1/2 lb cooked ground beef or turkey.
Top with parmesan cheese.
No bake pasta 'n cheese:
Alfredo sauce (15 oz), heated.
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese. Stir to blend.
Top with 4-5 crushed, toasted wheat crackers or 2 tbsp Italian style bread crumbs.
No sauce in the pantry? Try these ideas.
Chopped pasta salad:
Rinse pasta in cold water until cooled. Drain.
Mix with 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing, 1 pkg (4 or 5 oz) crumbled feta cheese.
1 can (6 oz) sliced black olives.
1/4 cup each of 2-4 varieties of chopped vegetables (such as celery, carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms, cucumber or red/green onions).
Quick pasta florentine:
1/3 cup Italian salad dressing.
1 bag (6 oz) baby spinach.
1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved.
1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese.
We do not recommend San Giorgio® Quick Cook® pasta for baked pasta dishes.
For best results, use our regular San Giorgio® pasta.