International Cuisine, Main Course

Cheesy Veg Pasta

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Cheesy Veg Pasta is an anytime favourite in my family, esp for S and kiddo tooJQuick to rustle up for dinners / Sunday lunch, I add most veggies into this to make it a healthy treat ! You may vary the quantity of spices added to this dish if serving to adults.

Prep time : 20 mins. Cooking : 10 mins. Serves : 2  

Ingredients:

·         Pasta – any form – 1 cup

·         Onions –  1 large – sliced lengthwise

·         Garlic – 2 pods (cut fine)

·         Capsicum – ½ – julienne cut

·         Tomatoes – 4 large

·         Cheese – 1 cup (shredded)

·         Shelled Sweet Corn – 1 /4 cup

·         French beans – ¼ cup – cut lengthwise

·         Carrots – ¼ cup – cut lengthwise

·         Spice mixture : Oregano, Basil, Thyme – each ½ tsp. Red chilli flakes – 1 tsp

·         Salt – to taste

·         Olive oil – 2 tbsp

Method:

1)      Wash, peel and cut the veggies (except corn and onions) into 2 inch long pieces. Boil in salted water for 10 mins / alternatively microwave them for 8 – 10 mins.

2)     Blanch the tomatoes and puree them

3)     Make pasta as per packet instructions

4)     Heat a wok. Add olive oil. Fry garlic, onions well.

5)     Add the tomatoes, salt, and boiled veggies. Stir.

6)     Now add the pasta and mix and add the shredded cheese (retain 2 tbsp of cheese for garnish). Mix on a low flame

7)     Add the dried herbs now. Top with red chilli flakes

8)     Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with cheese. Serve hot.

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3 Comments

  1. Jayashree

    Looks colourful and tasty.

  2. This is soooooo inviting!! I'm so tempted to make pasta NOW!!

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