A really easy method for cooking spaghetti pasta in the Thermomix.
If you’ve read my recent post for Thermomix Brown Rice, I mentioned the frustration that my cook top was broken. That was a couple of weeks ago and it’s still not working. Because we live in a rental, it’s all in the hands of the agent. But fear not, whilst it was annoying for the first couple of weeks, I’ve since found renewed energy for cooking in the microwave / pressure cooker / oven and last but not least the Thermomix!
Like most people I would use the method of boiling water in a saucepan on the stove but there is nothing that the Thermomix cannot do so when my family demanded spaghetti bolognaise I got the pressure cooker to make the sauce and then just made the spaghetti in the Thermomix.
I’ve only tried this method with regular spaghetti but I’m sure you could use other pasta as well.
Spaghetti Portion Size
I have one of those spaghetti measures with different size portion holes to stuff the spaghetti through so you know roughly how much to cook for each person. It’s been a total lifesaver in terms of less food waste. I’ve worked out that one portion of spaghetti equates roughly 100g per person.
A simple and easy method for cooking spaghetti pasta in the Thermomix.
cold water – 1200g
200 g spaghetti pasta
Pour 1200g of water into the TM bowl and bring to the bowl for 9 mins/100/speed 1.
With the lid still on, add the spaghetti through the hole in the top and cook for 11 mins/100/reverse/speed 1 until al dente. (keep the measuring cap off). Test that it’s cooked through and if not cook again for another minute to two.
Drain and serve with your favourite spaghetti sauce.