Monday, 24 November 2014

Penne pasta in white sauce

I love pasta.Its a great comfort food,easy on stomach,filling,delicious and most importantly fuss free.

So my dear ladies,new cooks and youngsters this one dish is for bookmarking.I have opted for penne pasta but elbow/macroni pasta work equally fine in white sauce.

 Preparation time:25minutes
Cooking time:30 minutes

  1. 250gm penne pasta
  2. 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil(for adding in pasta)
  3. 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  4. 2 cups milk
  5. 3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil(for making sauce)
  6. 1 big onion
  7. 4 cloves of garlic
  8. 3 tbsp Extra virgin Olive oil(for vegetables)
  9. 4 to 5 florets of broccoli
  10. 1/2 cup corn kernels(boiled)
  11. 1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  12. 1/2 tsp oregano
  13. salt and crushed black pepper as per taste
  14. 1 cup grated cheese (locally available)


  1. Take a medium sized bowl full of water.Add pasta to it and cook till al dante.Drain the pasta.Wash the pasta in cold running water to stop cooking process.Add olive oil to pasta and set aside.
  2. Take a pan.Add olive oil to it.Add finely chopped onion and galic to it.Donot sauté them brown.Just soften them in oil.Add broccoli and corn to pan  and saute them for two minutes.Keep aside.
  3. Take another pan.Add oil to it for white sauce.Now take a bowl and make a mix of milk and flour.Whisk it so that there are no lumps.Add the mix to pan.Keep whisking so as to avoid lumps.
  4. Now add black pepper,sauteed vegetable and salt to the sauce.Add herbs and oregano.Let it simmer for one minute.
  5. Add cooked pasta to pan followed by cheese.Give a quick mix and take it off heat.Serve hot with 

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  1. Simple, quick and definitely yummy!!!
    Thanks for this one....

  2. I tried this recipe today, its great. Thanks :-)