Step 1 Select Number of Servings1 Servings is 1/4 of the package, 2qt. of water, and 1 tsp. salt.2 Servings is 1/2 of the package, 3qt. of water, and 2 tsp. salt.4 Servings is the full package, 5qt. of water, and 1 tbsp. salt.Step 2 Pick Your Time/FirmnessFor 1 servings, cook 5 minutes (al dente).For 2 servings, cook 6 minutes (firm).For 4 servings, cook 7 minutes (tender). Step 3 Cooking Directions1. 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.