How to cook gluten free pasta in the microwave

How to cook gluten free pasta in the microwave

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Before you begin, read the cook time instructions on the pasta package and then subtract two minutes. This is your cooking start time. In my experience, gluten-free pasta rarely sticks to the cooking time on the package, so it’s best to start checking a couple of minutes beforehand to make sure you don’t miss the window and the pasta goes down to jelly or mush.

A pasta made from corn and rice flour, specific for people suffering from celiac disease or wheat allergy. It doesn’t take much to make a delicious first course at home, without giving up the flavor of the classic Sunday dish.

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I enriched the fusilli with a simple tomato sauce, a light béchamel with water, without milk, cooked ham, and cheeses.

The result is super greedy: a crunchy crust and a stringy and delicious filling!


  • Very easy
  • Cost
  • Very cheap

Preparation time

  • 15 minutes

Cooking time

  • 25 minutes


  • 500 g pasta
  • 350 ml Tomato puree
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 250 ml water sauce (or classic)
  • to taste Salt
  • 100 g Cooked ham
  • 70 g Grana or Parmesan (grated)
  • 100 g Scamorza (provola)


  • To prepare the baked pasta without gluten, start with the preparation of the tomato sauce:
  • Fry the garlic clove in a drizzle of olive oil in a saucepan. Then pour the tomato puree, add salt and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, bring a pot full of salted water to a boil and boil the gluten-free pasta for the time indicated on the package. In the end, turn off the heat and drain.
  • Pour the fusilli into a bowl and toss with the tomato puree, the water bechamel, the chopped ham, the grated cheese, and the diced provolone (keep a little for the surface).
  • Pour the pasta into an ovenproof dish, level it, and season with the rest of the cheeses.
  • Transfer the dish to the oven and cook the baked pasta without gluten at 190 ° for about 25 minutes.
  • In the end, take the gluten-free baked pasta out of the oven and serve it hot and stringy.