Hey ck, I want to make rainbow pasta but can't figure out how to flavor it without compromising the color. If I'm not using sauce, my go to dressing is a little bit of flavored olive oil and some spices, but the color of the oil will mess up the color of the noodles. Any ideas? Pic related, the end result of the instructions I found, served with nothing on it whatsoever.
Hey, that might work. I wonder if it would still taste as good with a lighter olive oil. I usually keep the stronger stuff around because I like the extra flavor, but for this it might be okay.
I was relieved when I found out you weren't trying to make pic related as a dinner dish.
>>won't mess it up
It might not, I tried making some premade striped pasta with oil though, and it did dull the colors a bit. But maybe I used too much oil or something. Butter might work alright too. I'd almost think of using coconut oil, but I feel like it would turn out the wrong flavor. Not to mention kind of greasy, with its higher melting point. So far, I'm planning on some fresh herbs and garlic sauteed in oil, finished with butter, and tossed with it. Maybe sprinkle the herbs on top if their color would get into the oil during cooking.