5-Minute Pasta Cheats That Will Change Your Life

Okay, so we know some people out there are all about cutting out the carbs but seriously, we can’t think of a food that’s quite as flawless as pasta. It fills your belly with that warm, fuzzy feeling you expect from any Italian dish and is also perfect for when you’re in a hurry.

Pimp up your pasta in any way you like with these easy tips for soul-satisfying dinners. Some of them aren’t 100% traditional but they’ll save you time and energy, which is always a deal breaker in our books. Here’s every quick tip and cheat you’ll ever need for cooking damn delicious pasta. No need to thank us.

1. Boil it in a frying pan


Forget all that stuff about boiling pasta in a giant pan to avoid it sticking together. Giant pans of water take lots of time and energy to heat up. Try using a smaller saucepan and stirring more often to get it cooked in half the time. Pre-boiling the kettle and heating up the pan is always a good idea too.

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