Fusili pasta sandwich

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Fusili pasta sandwich


Delicious and healthy sandwiches made with wheat pasta make a perfect evening snack or breakfast for kids

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 2
  • 1/2 cups spiral fusili wheat pasta (dry) or 1 cup boiled

  • 8 nos sandwich bread slices

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1 nos onion-finely chopped

  • 1 tsp garlic-chopped

  • 1 nos small capsicum finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp sweet corn kernels

  • 1 nos tomato - pureed

  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes

  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1/2 tsp oregano

  • 2 nos cheese slices or 1/2 cup grated


  • Firstly cook the pasta in a sauce pan with 2 glasses of water and some salt until al dante.
  • Check if the pasta is done, else cook for another 30 seconds.
  • Strain in a colander and refresh with cold water and keep aside.
  • Now heat a non-stick pan with some olive oil. Add finely chopped onion and garlic. Fry for few seconds till it becomes fragrant and translucent.
  • Add capsicum and corn kernels and sauté for a minute, add tomato purée , pepper powder and salt. Again cook for a minute.
  • Add boiled pasta and mix well. Adjust the seasonings and switch off the flame.
  • Apply butter on slices of sandwich bread. 
  • Spread a thick layer of the above prepared pasta mixture.
  • (Usually I take 2 tablespoons of pasta mixture for a sandwich.)
  • Sprinkle some grated cheese on top or place a cheese slice and sprinkle oregano and chilli flakes.
  • Place another bread on top to make a sandwich.
  • Grill until the cheese melts and the bread become crisp.
  • Serve hot along with a side salad or a soup.