There is nothing unsafe about reheating pasta, but the issue lies with the dish being as good the second time around. Unfortunately, the Italian staple doesn’t usually stand up too well when it comes to reheating leftovers.
Can you reheat pasta?
Yes, you can reheat pasta – but the best method of doing so depends on what state the pasta is in.
There are various methods for reheating pasta, but it depends on whether you have plain pasta or a ready-cooked dish ready to be warmed up.
Express.co.uk has the following methods for reheating pasta properly so it’s as good as the day it was cooked.
Microwave with water
If you plan on bringing your leftovers to work, or if you need a super quick option, microwaving is usually the best bet.
Pack your pasta in a microwave-safe glass bowl or jar.
Toss the pasta in a splash of water before heating for one minute.
Stir the pasta and continue heating in one-minute increments until warm.
Once the pasta is ready, shake the container to make sure none of the pasta has stuck together and serve.