Monday 1 June 2020

Baked Vegetable Cheesy Pasta / Baked Cheesy Pasta

Baked Cheesy Pasta is a delicious, lip smacking dish! I prepared this dish for a gathering and it was a hit among everyone especially kids! Though the ingredients list and methods seems lengthy, it is worth to give a try.

Let's check the recipe now,

25 min
45 mins
Recipe for Baked Cheesy Pasta
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: International
Serves:  3 to 4 (approximately)


For the white sauce:

Milk - 1 ½ cup to 2 cups
Butter - 1 tablespoon
All purpose flour –1 tablespoon
Cheese slice - – 2 or 3
Pepper powder - ¼ tsp
Chili flakes – To taste (optional)
Oregano or mixed herbs – 2 tsp
Salt - to taste

To cook pasta:
Pasta any variety - 2 cups
Oil – to drizzle
Salt - 2 tsp
Water – 4 to 6 cups water

Other ingredients:
Olive oil - 2 tsp
Onion - 1(finely chopped)
Garlic – 3 to 4 cloves
Tomato sauce – 2 tsp
Mixed vegetables –  (capsicum, carrot, spinach and corn)

For topping to bake:
Mozzarella Cheese -  ¾ to 1 cup (you can adjust  the amount according to your preference)
Bread Crumbs - ¼ cup
Oregano - ½ tsp


Pre Preparation:

To cook pasta:
Add water, salt and oil in a wide pan and allow to boil. Once it starts boiling, add the pasta to it and cook till it becomes soft. Once it is done; drain and keep aside.

Chop all the veggies needed and keep aside.

To prepare white sauce:

Heat butter in a pan, once it is starts melting add all purpose flour and saute for a second.

Then add milk, stirring continuously to avoid lumps (you can use egg beater).

Once the sauce thickens add pepper, mixed herbs, salt and cheese. Give it a quick stir and keep aside.

To prepare the main dish:

Take a kadai or pan; add finely chopped onion and garlic; stir for a second.  Now add vegetables, salt and stir it. Allow to cook by adding little water.

Once it is done, add prepared white sauce, chili flakes (optional), tomato sauce and cooked pasta.  Mix well.

Transfer the pasta in a baking dish. Sprinkle the top with mozzarella cheese, bread crumbs and oregano.

Bake at 180 C for 15 minutes or until top turns golden brown.

Serve hot!


You can use any pasta variety for this dish.

Adjust the spice level according to your taste.

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