This is one of my go to quick recipes for a Lunch or Dinner.
Mezzo Penne Pasta
Add cold water in a large pot and when the water starts to boil add 1tsp salt. After 1 minute and the pasta into the salted water
Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil(or the oil of your choice) in a large nonstick saucepan(I use a two-quart) on medium heat. Add 5 tablespoons crushed Onions,Ginger, and Garlic paste to the pan. When the paste turns light brown add the sliced carrots.Stir and let carrots cook in the paste for about 2 minutes. Turn heat to high and Add the spices,1/2 tsp black pepper,1tsp salt,3 tsp cayenne red pepper,1/2 tsp turmeric powder. Stir well and add the yellow, orange, and red sweet peppers.Stir for 3 minutes and add 1cup sauce of your choice add oregano and basil and let it cook for 3 minutes.(I use pregosauce).
Add Pasta into sauce and let it cook for 3 minutes and season with cilantro and mint.