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How to make White sauce pasta with vegetables
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
White sauce pasta with vegetables is really a rich and creamy dish which makes you full for the whole day. If you are looking for a recipe with pasta, with loads of veggies, creamy, cheesy and tasty, then this is the right dish for you.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: International, Italian
Keyword: macroni recipes, pasta recipes, white sauce pasta, white sauce pasta with vegetables
Servings: 3
Calories: 400 kcal
Author: Akila
Ingredients To cook pasta
  • Macroni pasta - 200 gms you can also use other variety of pasta
  • water - enough water to cook
  • salt - as required
  • oil - 1 tbsp
Ingredients to prepare white sauce
  • Butter - 1 to 2 tbsp room temperature
  • All purpose flour/maida - 2 tbsp
  • Milk - 1 cup
Other ingredients
  • Butter - 1/2 tbsp
  • Olive oil - 2 tbsp
  • garlic clvoes - 4 chopped finely
  • onion - 1 small size chopped finely
  • carrot - 2 tbsp
  • sweet corn - 1 tbsp
  • different colored bell peppers / capsicum - 1/4 cup each
  • frozen green peas - 2 to 3 tbsp *check notes
  • chilli flakes - 1 tsp
  • salt - as needed
  • pepper powder - 1/4 to 1/2 tsp
  • mixed italian herbs - little
  • oregano - little
  • basil - little
  • mozzarella cheese - 1/2 cup
  • chilli flakes - little to sprinkle before serving
  • Milk - 1/4 cup add only if needed
Cooking the pasta
  1. In a big pan, add enough water to cook pasta and add salt as required and oil.
  2. To this add macroni pasta and cook until 90% only. Do not over cook as it may become soggy and break when added to the white sauce. You can also use any variety of pasta for this.
  3. Once it is 90% cooked, filter water completely and keep aside.
Prepare the white sauce
  1. In another pan, add butter and allow to melt completely.
  2. Make the flame low, and add the all purpose flour / maida to this. Mix it thoroughly in butter. It gets thickened.
  3. Once it gets thickened, add the milk and start to stir it continuously, so that no lumps are formed.
  4. You can see that, the mixture gets thickened nicely. This is our white sauce. Keep it aside.
Cook the veggies
  1. Now we need to cook the vegetables. For this, in another vessel, add butter and olive oil.
  2. Add the finely chopped garlic and fry it in medium flame for a minute.
  3. Include the finely chopped onion and saute it nicely till it becomes translucent.
  4. Further, include the finely chopped carrots and sweet corns. Carrot and corns are added first, as it may take time to cook.
  5. Once the carrot and sweet corn are cooked 50%, add the bell peppers. Try to add different colors of bell peppers, as it looks colorful and attract the kids.
  6. Now I have added the frozen peas.
  7. Check if the veggies are mostly cooked. Now add the chilli flakes, required salt, italian herbs like oregano and mixed herbs and basil. Mix well and cook for 2 to 3 min in low flame.
  8. Include the prepared white sauce now. keep the flame low and cook it.
  9. Mixture starts to thicken again. If the mixture becomes too thick, add 1/4 cup of milk. Now add the cooked pasta and mix well.
  10. Add the mozzarella cheese and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes or until the cheese melts completely.
  11. So cheesy, tasty, creamy pasta is ready to be served.

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Recipe Notes

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