CHEESY VEGETABLE PASTA- ITALIAN RECIPES

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   This creamy and delicious pasta dish is really rich in taste and very filling. This fabulous dish is made with 2 different cheese, milk, vegetables, onion and garlic. Italian seasonings and pepper adds extra kick to the creamy pasta.

   Ingredients

  • 1 Cup of Cooked Penne Pasta
  • 1 Medium size Onion
  • 1 Finely Chopped Garlic (Big)
  • 1/2 Cup of Brocoli Florets
  • 1/2 Cup of  Mushroom
  • 1 Cherry Tomato (Opt)
  • 1/2 Cup of Milk
  • 1/4 – 1/2 Cup of  Grated Sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tsp of Butter or Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp of Red Chilly Flakes
  • 1 Tsp of Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan Cheese to garnish

  Method

  • Bring 2 – 3 Cups of water to a rolling boil, add salt to taste.
  • Add Penne pasta to water and stir gently.
  • To get authentic pasta taste, boil uncovered for 10- 12 mins and stir occasionally.once it done, just drain the water and keep it aside.

      • In a large skillet, heat olive oil or butter, add red chili flakes, chopped garlic and onion, saute until slightly yellow in color about 1-2 mins.
      • Add chopped tomato, broccoli and mushroom , cook for a 1-2 mins. Season with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
      • Add pasta to the skillet and add milk, cook for 1-2 mins. Finally add cheddar cheese, toss well. Switch off the stove.
      • Top pasta with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

        
        Tips
      • You can follow the same recipe by using any pasta.
      • Use mozzarella cheese, instead of cheddar cheese.
      • Use capsicum and carrot to this recipe.
        Health Benefits of Pasta
       
      • Try to use whole wheat or multi-grain pasta as it was rich in nutritional benefits like protein, vitamins, fiber and ALA omega-3.
      • Cheese are great source of protein and calcium. Also contains nutrients like zinc and biotin.

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