Saturday, March 20, 2010

Easy Cheesy Baked Penne with Veggies



Ingredients:

1.Cooked Penne Pasta - 2 cups
2.Sweet chilli sauce - 1 tbsp
3.Tabasco sauce - 1 tsp
4.Black Pepper powder - 2 tsp
5.Thinly sliced onions - 1 big
6.Sliced peppers - ( 1/2 yellow pepper n 1/2 red pepper)
7.Cream Style sweet corn - 300g
8.Italian mixed herbs - 1 tsp
9.Salt - to taste
10.Canola oil - 1 tbsp
11.Grated White cheddar and Parmesian cheese - 3 tbsp

For White Sauce:

1.Milk - 1 cup
2.All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
3.Grated white cheddar cheese - 2 tbsp
4.Unsalted Butter or margerine - 1 tbsp
5.Salt - a pinch

Preparation:

Cook the penne according to the package instructions and drain in the collander. Keep it aside.

For White Sauce :

1.Melt the butter in the pan in medium flame, add the all purpose flour and stir it gently for 2 minutes ( dont allow it to turn brown).
2.Lift the pan from the fire and now add a cup of milk, stir it gently till it blend nicely to the flour mixture in medium fire. After 2 mts add the grated cheese to this mixture.
3.Add a pinch of salt to the white sauce, cook it in medium flame from the beginning.
4.With the help of the spoon try to blend it gently until smooth and thickened.
5.If you like the white sauce in thin consistency, add more little bit of milk and reduce the flour amount.
6.Keep it aside.



For Veggies:

1.Heat 2 tsp of canola oil in the pan, saute the bell peppers and sliced onions for 5 mts ( don't cook fully) and add the sweet chilli sauce, tabasco sauce, 1 tsp of salt and Black pepper powder.
2.Saute it gently in medium flame.After 10 mts take out  from the fire and leave it aside.


For Mixing:

Now mix the sauted veggies, cooked penne pasta into the white sauce and Combine it well. Pour the half of the veggie pasta mixture into the well greased Baking Dish and pour the half of the cream style sweet corn on it.Then again pour the remaining veggie penne mixture and remaining cream style corn.It's like a Lasagna layer arrangement.




Then sprinkle the mixed herbs and mixed grated cheese on top and bake at 400 deg F for 15 to 20 mts till golden brown on top.


Enjoy the Easy Cheesy Baked Penne with Veggies with Garlic Bread and Hot n Sour Soup.


Note:

You can also bake with other varieties of pastas and add with different veggies like mushrooms,brocoli,mashed potatoes and also with chicken breasts,,,, Add more or less tabasco sauce according to your preference.

43 comments:

  1. Way of making this yummy dish is really nice,lovely ingredients used, i can surely say it was very tasty just by going through the recipe...loved the layering & baking part as well...nice way of eating pasta,veggies with white sauce and cream corn...wow thats a complete meal sathya...looks very very delicious...

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  2. Spicy, creamy and cheesy...mmmm....delicious! I like it. Make me feel like cooking it now.

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  3. Sushma,,thanks for ur lovely comment dear,, ofcourse dear,,it is very tasty n yummy baked pasta..i baked this one for our last candle light dinner,,,we enjoyed this baked pasta with garlic bread n soup...take care n keep smiling,,

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  4. Thanks Mary for ur lovely words,,sure do try this n enjoy with ur cute smile..

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  5. oh for candle light romatic dinner is it..am sure both of you enjoyed having this meal...i thought u must be busy during weekends,so this was weekend spl one ...very nice one, this one i will surely surely try...u too take care,enjoy your weekend..

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  6. Looks very creamy and delicious :-)

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  7. i love pasta.. baking is a very healthy option..

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  8. my desktop is loving the delicious food Sathya :)

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  9. these pastas are my favourite ! !Pierre

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  10. Wow these Cheesy Penne looks very tempting my dear....

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  11. Lovely psata dish..looks great!!

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  12. Slurppp, thats a catchy and sooo cheesy dish..mouthwatering here..

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  13. Sathya,

    nice easy chessy penne, i liked it.

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  14. Wow my favourite pasta,that with creamy sauce & vegies ..i love watching itself....feel like tasting ...thanx for sharing dear ...will try it/..

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  15. Thanks for all your sweet comments,,looking forward from you all often,,,

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  16. The baked pasta dish looks wholesome and tasty.Thanks for sharing the white sauce recipe.I always get lumps in mine :(.I will try your recipe.

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  17. Hey,
    The food on the vazhayila looks awesome! So does the penne pasta. Good Job!

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  18. Looks delicious and great recipe too.

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  19. Baked pasta dishes are the best! This looks delicious. Love all the veggies.

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  20. so nice to know that you had a great time and enjoyed...actually i had typed and was editing the muffin recipe in the mrg and that time by mistake i posted it, at that time i had not finished so i just saved it again in my drafts,i dont know why is it showing up like that in yours and others blog...may be some mistake...anyways will be posting tommorrow,pls do check it out...even i had gone to meet my friends over here,enjoyed a lot too as i was meeting them after a long long time...anyways will catch up tommorrow,goodnight sathya,sweet dreams...

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  21. Soo sweet of u Dear,,,Take Care,,Good Night and Sweet Dreams,,,

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  22. i love baked pasta and this one is sure a winner with cheese and veggies. looks so delicious and a nice click too.

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  23. wow! sounds easy as well as heavy delicious meal!!

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  24. wow looks super yummy...i love baked penne with white sauce n veges...loooks yummy

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  25. Wow....that looks absolutely delicious. Yummy one.

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  26. oh wow thats great sathya,enjoy your day, and thanks for the lovely comment...

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  27. unga pasta easy cheesy-yaa dhaan irukku!!! correct-aa solli irukkeenga !!! that will be a super hit for all at home, specially for my teddies :)

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  28. Oh Sathya, that looks mouthwatering, baked version sounds awesome, like that crunch on the top, very much:)

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  29. Thank you so much for visiting my blog dear..Loved ur space..will visit more often.

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  30. so creamy and delicious...yummy yumm

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  31. great recipe Sathya. I love baked pasta dishes :-)

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  32. Please do collect your gift from my blog

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  33. yummy bakd pasta..thnks for stopping by my blog..wil be ur frequent visitor

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  34. i never baked my pasta before..this looks super yummy..will try this next time

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  35. love the recipe and ur step by step photos.

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  36. Baked pasta sounds delish. Btw, how did you make your header?

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  37. Thanks for all ur beautiful comemnts,, looking forward you all often,,

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  38. Oh Satya, I am droolin dear at yur Penne bake...luv the pastas. Wish somebody made this for me or I culd grab a bite from yur serving :)

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