Vegetable Pasta with White Sauce - Easy Homemade white sauce recipe

I have been always enjoyed the pasta tossed in white sauce with my choice of vegetables. Pasta is a recipe that you can enjoyed as main course meal with soups or even as evening snacks with tea or cold drink.

Pasta in white sauce recipe is very easy and simple at home. According to me, homemade white sauce is better than readymade sauce. Home made white sauce is fresh and more tasty. In this recipe, you can add your choice of vegetables and make it more delicious. So, start with ingredients that you needed.

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  • 3 cups Penni Pasta or Macaroni
  • 6-7 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil or Refined Oil
  • 1 tbsp Salt
For preparing white sauce -
  • 1 cup capsicum cubes (red and yellow)
  • 1/2 cup blanched broccoli 
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup boiled sweet corn 
  • 1/2 mushrooms small cubes
  • 1/2 tofu or paneer
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic 
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour 
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes 
  • 1 tsp  black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp grated processed cheese
  • Salt to taste
Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

How to make vegetable pasta in white sauce ?

Steps : In this, there is two main steps are -
1. Boiling pasta or macaroni

2. Making white sauce

For boiling pasta -
  • First, take a cooker or big container, add water, oil and salt in a container. On high flame, heat it for 1-2 minutes.
  • Now, add pasta into a container and heat it on medium flame for 10-15 minutes. Make sure that the pasta is boiled properly.
  • After boiling, drain the water and separate out the pasta with the help of sieve.

For making white sauce -
  • Take a non stick pan, add olive or refined oil. Heat it for 30 seconds, now add onion and saute it for 2 minutes.
  • After that, add the capsicum, broccoli, mushroom, sweet corn, cubes of tofu or paneer and saute on a medium flame for 2-3  minutes and keep aside.
  • Take another pan, heat the butter and add chopped garlic, saute it on medium flame.
  • Add the all purpose flour into it and cook on a slow flame for a 6-7  seconds, while stirring continuously.
  • Now add the milk and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes. Check the sauce become thick, while stirring continuously.
  • After it, add the oregano, thyme, pepper powder, chili flakes, cheese, and salt, mix it well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Now, white sauce is ready, add the sauteed vegetables and pasta into it. Mix it well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Garnish it with cheese and grill it for 5-6 minutes.
  • Now, Hot white sauce vegetable pasta is ready to serve.
Enjoy !!!