Step 1Select Number of ServingsFor 2 servings use 1/4 package, 2 qt. water, and 1 tsp. salt.For 4 servings use 1/2 package, 3 qt. water, and 2 tsp. salt.For 8 servings use full package, 5 qt. water, and 1 Tbsp. salt.Step 2Pick Your Time/TendernessCook 11 minutes for al dente.Cook 12 minutes for firm.Cook 13 minutes for tender.Step 3Cooking Instructions1. 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. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally.4. Drain well. Serve as desired.
Maintaining Perfect PastaTo keep cooked pasta fresh for later use, toss with a small amount of olive oil and refrigerate.