White sauce pasta recipe or Italian white sauce pasta recipe is an easy and simple recipe. It is a sauce recipe like other sauce recipes. It is also known as the béchamel sauce pasta recipe. This is one of the famous pasta dishes. It is a tasty and healthy dish.
Originally it is an Italian dish but now it is eaten globally. Pasta is prepared from all-purpose flour so it is not healthy. But this white sauce pasta is prepared to add Cheese, Butter, and milk together to make it rich in protein thus healthy.
Kids love this dish. So you can prepare this dish for your kids. You can give white sauce Italian pasta in the tiffin box of your kids. While you are preparing this dish for your kids add some different types of veggies.
Such as carrots, sweet corn, baby corn, cauliflower, green peas, zucchini, beans, capsicum, or broccoli. It will become tastier as well as healthy for kids.
We can prepare this at our home. white sauce Italian pasta recipes all ingredients are easily available in markets. You can use leftover vegetables in this recipe. Most of the family loves to eat this type of pasta at home.
Follow this white sauce Italian pasta recipe step by step and cook the White sauce Italian pasta at your home. Serve your kids as a snack or light dinner.
Types of Pasta
Before you go to cook read the below-mentioned information about Pasta. That is What is penne pasta? What is white sauce pasta? What is red sauce pasta? and what is creamy white sauce pasta etc? It will be helpful and beneficial for you.
What is white sauce pasta called?
Sauce made by using cream, freshly grated parmesan cheese and salt is called creamy white sauce. And the pasta dish prepared with a creamy white sauce as a base is called creamy white sauce pasta or cream sauce pasta. To get good flavor we should use vacuum-sealed pieces of Parmesan cheese and grate it yourself before adding to pasta.
What is red sauce pasta?
This is a type of pasta dish which is prepared using tomatoes, pasta, minced garlic, onions, red peppers ( Kashmiri bell peppers), and vegetables. In some recipes, they add heavy cream also. Some people like non-vegetarian pasta. They are adding prawns or chicken to it. But we should not use chicken breast or chicken with bones. We should use boneless chicken.
Since tomatoes and red peppers are used in this recipe its sauce gets a red or bright color. Because of its red color, it’s called red sauce pasta.
The red sauce recipe is a healthy and delicious kids’ favorite pasta recipe. We can prepare for their school tiffin as well as for dinner in the evening.
What is Pasta?
Pasta is a food made from eggs mixed with dough of wheat flour. It can be divided into two basic dried and fresh categories. By an extrusion process, most dried pasta is commercially produced. It is made in different shapes. While fresh pasta is produced traditionally by hand or by some simple machines at home.
Compared to fresh pasta, dried pasta has a longer life and can be shifted to farther locations. Dried pasta is easy to store. Also, dried pasta will grow to double its original size when cooked.
Originally pasta products are from Italy. Solely a part of European cuisine, especially Italian cuisine. As per known history, it was first produced in the 13th or 14th century in Italy. And for its easy storage dried pasta became popular in the 14th and 15th centuries.
While exploring the new world they store dried pasta on their ships. In the next 100 years, voyagers introduce dried pasta to the world.
What is penne pasta?
An extruded type of dried pasta that is cylindrical in shape and its ends are cut in the shape of a fountain pen’s steel nibs is called penne pasta. This type of pasta can also be either smooth or ridged in texture.
So penne pasta is also the same pasta as other pasta. It’s named penne pasta because of its shape. Penne is an Italian pronunciation of pen.
In 1865 a pasta maker asked for and obtained a diagonal cutting machine. Cut the fresh pasta in a length of 3 and 5 cm in size and shape of pen nib without crushing it. Thus penne pasta was invented.
White sauce Italian pasta recipe Ingredients / Béchamel Sauce Pasta Recipe Ingredients
- 1 cup pasta
- 400 ml of milk
- 1 cup capsicum (chopped)
- 1 cup boiled carrots (chopped)
- Chili Flex
- Oregano (as per taste)
- 2 spoons oil/olive oil
- 1/4 spoon pepper powder
- 2 spoons flour (all-purpose)
- 3 spoons butter
- 1/2 cup cheese
- Salt to taste
White sauce Italian pasta recipe / Béchamel Sauce Pasta Recipe
- Put the pot on the gas and add 2 ½ cups of water. After that add a spoon of oil and salt as per taste and let the water boil. When the water comes to a boil, add the pasta and cook pasta on medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Once this pasta water is cooked, close the gas and take out the pasta.
- Put the pot on the gas and add a spoon of oil. After the oil is hot, add capsicum and salt as per taste and cook on a high flame for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes add carrots, mix well and cook on high heat for 1 minute. Turn off the gas after 1 minute.
- Put the pot on the gas and pour the butter. After the butter melts add flour (all-purpose/maida) and mix it well and cook on low flame for 2 minutes. After that, add milk and keep stirring with a spoon for 1 minute, when it is 1 minute, add salt and cheese and mix well.
- When the cheese melts, add capsicum, pasta, and black pepper powder and mix well. After mixing, add salt, chili flakes, and oregano as per taste and mix it well. Turn off the gas once it is mixed.
Note: We have more pasta recipes on this website such as the Italian pasta recipe and garlic pasta recipe You will also find another Indian vegetarian, Non-vegetarian, recipes here.
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