Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Cheesy White Pasta

 Pasta's are ordered often when we visit Pizza shops. I love the Olive oil flavour and the crisp veggies on the pasta's. Once i started to make Pasta's, i never ordered on pizza outlets. its such easy to make and we can add the choice of vegetables and customise it very much.

Cheesy White Pasta

Cheesy White Pasta

Cheesy White Pasta

Prep Time05 mins 
Cooking Time: 20 mins  
Recipe CuisineContinental
Recipe TypePasta


Penne Pasta - 1 Cup
Olive Oil - 1 tbsp
Onion - 1
Green Capsicum - 1/2
Chopped Olives - 2 tbsp's
Mozarella Cheese - little to top up, while baking.(optional)

For White Sauce:

1/4 tsp of Butter
1 cup Milk
1 tsp Maida / all purpose flour
Cheese 1 cube
Pepper Powder - 1/4 tsp
salt a pinch

Cheesy Penne Pasta


Boil a cup of Penne Pasta iin 3 cups of water for about 12 minutes.
Drain the boiled pasta and keep aside.

Heat a Pan, heat 1 tbsp of Olive oil on it. add chopped Onions and Capsicums and saute them for half a minute. remember not to over cook them. add chopped olives to the pan give a mix. add little salt to taste.
Olives may have salt, so add very little salt.

Add the boiled Penne Pasta's to the pan and give a toss. so that the veggies and pasta's mix together. switch off the flame and turn them into a bowl.

For White Sauce:

Heat a Sauce Pan, add little butter and let it melt, now add the flour and fry it well. add boiled and cooled milk to the sauce pan and mix well. remember to turn the flame to medium here. Add a cube of processed cheese(grated) to the sauce pan.

Keep stirring the milk with the flour, till the mix, gets little thicker, like sauce and the cheese should have melted. add little salt and pepper to taste and remove from the flame.

Now Mix the White Sauce and the Penne pasta and mix well.

Baking: (You can Grill in microwave or broil it in your oven)

Transfer the Pasta mixed with white sauce to a baking bowl. add mozarella cheese over the top and broil or grill for about 5 -7 minutes, till the cheese had melted and the top had turn into golden colour.

Serve the Pasta Warm.

Cheese Pasta

Choice of Vegetables that can be added:

Different colors of Capsicums
Sweet Corns


  1. These look so so delicious...luv the addition of olives

  2. woww.. looks so beautiful and delicious.. lovely clicks !!

  3. My daughter likes pastas with white sauce while I am partial to red sauce. Your pics look very tempting.

  4. know what? was getting in and out here since you posted this and you prompted me to make this in the evening..(was getting ready to make sharmi's french toast)...kadesile rendum illame i ended up making maggi pazzta..this is called To Chicken Out ;)..

    you have the authentic italian version here!!

    Common Lavi post the quiche.. i wanna see..

  5. I love black olives and put them in everything - sandwiches, marinara sauce, mexican food, etc. I've never thought of adding them to a white pasta sauce! Brilliant! I will have to try it.

  6. Just love this simple and cheesy pasta anytime..makes me drool.

  7. delicious pasta n beautiful clicks!!!

  8. wow very tempting pasta,fantastic click...

  9. Pasta is my favorite. This looks so good.

  10. I am like youtoo the moment i make something which i loved to eat from outside, i stop ordering as i tell i make it more delcious than the shop so why should i spend money for that.
    Love this pasta, looks super yumm.

  11. What a great blog!

    This looks so delicious!

    Have a nice time!

  12. Very nice post with a ton of informative information. I really appreciate the fact that you approach these topics from a stand point of knowledge and information.

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  13. Delicious and cheeeesy.

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  15. This is a very pretty pasta! I love white pasta a lot and loads of cheese on it.

  16. Was simply great...i am my worst critic and i liked what i cooked

  17. I added onions as suggested but it was awful, rather add white sauce to boiled pasta and use oregano seasoning on top...

  18. omg.. so yummy naman neto

  19. Looks so yummy... Will try for sure..

  20. That's really awesome and so easy to cook. I tried it twice and it was amazing.. thanks for this easy recipe


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