Macaroni in white sauce

macaroni white sauce

There are many ways to prepare pasta and one of them is to cook pasta in white sauce. So today we are cooking macaroni ( a type of pasta) in white sauce. To make it healthy you can add veggies like carrot, broccoli, sweet corns, basil etc.

I have added only sweet corns to it as my son do not love veggies in pasta..that is why i usually cook penne(pasta) in pumpkin sauce for him.

macaroni white sauce

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup macaroni
  • 1 and 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp maida (all purpose flour)
  • 1 small carrot (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup sweet corns (boiled)
  • 2 tbsp grated cheese
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • salt to taste

Method :

  • Cook macaroni in enough water with a tsp of olive oil and salt. Drain and keep aside
  • In a pan heat a tsp of oil and saute the veggies for 2 minutes and keep aside.
  • In another pan add butter, when it starts to melt add maida to it. Whisk it well. Now add milk and keep stirring. Cook on a low flame.
  • Keep stirring to avoid lumps and cook till the mixture becomes slightly thick and creamy.
  • Add salt to taste, oregano, pepper powder and mix well.
  • Now add the sauted veggies if you are using and mix well.
  • Add cheese, then cooked macaroni and mix well. Switch off the flame.
  • Your macaroni in white sauce is ready to be served.




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