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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Quick And Easy Pasta In Alfredo Sauce / Macaroni recipe in Alfredo Sauce

Pasta is a traditional dish of Italy and is widely eaten in Japan, Greece, Sweden, Philippines, India, Pakistan & world-wide. Pasta is available fresh as well as in dried form. Vegetarians can opt for dry pasta as it is mainly made up of flour & water. Pasta is the most versatile dishes I have come across. You can make pasta in various ways using different shapes available in market - Spicy Hot, Sour, Sweet as per your preference.

This one is the easiest pasta dishes I make for my family. I make it at least every week when I need a quick meal and they all love it. With few ingredients and easy trick this recipe will put dinner on the table in just 25 minutes. I always wanted to share this recipe with you'll as this will save a lot of your time in your busy day.

Cooking pasta in this sauce is heaven because its so cheesy, creamy and fully packed with Italian herbs . This rich sauce will just melt pasta in your mouth and only one word will hit your mind with every bite you take & that's Um YUMMY!!

Pasta In White Sauce

Quick And Easy Pasta In White Sauce

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: Less than 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 2-3 persons

Let's start with the White Sauce preparation:
Ingredients you'll need:
1 + 1/4 cup boiled & cooled Milk
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour or Maida
1 + 1/2 tablespoon Butter 
1/2 teaspoon Chili flakes
1/2 teaspoon Pepper powder
1/4 teaspoon dried Oregano or basil 
Grated cheese - as desired.
Salt - to taste


  • In a saucepan, add 1 + 1/2 tablespoons butter. Once butter starts melting you can add maida or all-purpose flour & whisk it properly so that there are no lumps in white sauce.
  • In a low flame, add boiled & cooled milk & keep whisking to avoid lumps.
  • Once you see that the sauce has thickened a bit - Add chili flakes, pepper powder, oregano & salt to taste. Adjust the seasoning.
  • Keep whisking until the sauce thickens into a smooth sauce.
  • Add grated cheese as desired.
Pasta Ingredients:
3/4 cup Pasta (any shape - I have used ringed elbow shaped pasta).
1 teaspoon Oil
1/2 tablespoon butter
Grate cheese as desired
Salt to taste

  • In a deep pan, add 2 cups of water, a teaspoon of oil, 3/4 cup pasta & salt to taste. Cook the pasta until al dente. Make sure that you salt the pasta water generously. I like to follow bee wilson’s rule that states that the water should be as salty as the sea. Drain the pasta and keep it aside.
  • In a pan, heat 1/2 tablespoon butter, add white sauce which we have prepared earlier, boiled pasta & mix it well.
  • You can also add boiled sweet corn, chopped carrots, bell peppers or even boneless chicken if you're a non-veg lover. My family prefers the cheesy taste of pasta so I always avoid veggies or meat items in this recipe. If you are a spicy or herbs lover, you can add chili flakes, oregano or any herbs as per your liking. 
  • Garnish with grated cheese and chopped cilantro or coriander leaves if needed.
  • Serve Hot with garlic bread and cold drinks. You and your kids going to love this one!
Always remember: Do not over cook the pasta, they will become worse. Add little oil while boiling them, this will prevent them from sticking to each other!

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