Sep 9, 2015

Veggie Pasta Bake Recipe - Vegetarian Baked Pasta Recipe



Is there anyone out there who doesn't like baked pasta, if so turn back. Because i going to deliver you one of the killer veggie baked pasta. I made it yesterday and i am in love it it, my 2 year old daughter loved it so much and she had this for dinner too. It is that good.. creamy, cheesy and delicious..




This is so easy to make, you need the basic bechamel sauce for this. Other than that everything is so easy and can be made from start to finish in less than 40 mins or so..If you love chicken in this, just add some sauted chicken into the mix and you are good to go..


Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 15 mins

Cooking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Serves : 3 to 4

Ingredients:


Pasta - 2 cups dried ( i used bow tie )

Oil - 3 tblspn
Garlic - 6 cloves chopped finely
Leeks or Onion - 1 medium size chopped
Carrot - 1 small chopped
Bell Pepper - 1 chopped
Mushrooms - 2 cup chopped
Zuchini - 1 cup chopped
Broccoli - 1 cup chopped
Dried Basil - 1 tsp
Dried Oregano - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Bechamel Sauce - 2 cups or as needed (Recipe here)
Mozarella Cheese - as needed

Method:


Preheat oven to 250 degree C. Set oven to broil or grill mode. 


Make bechamel sauce and set aside.


Bring lots of water to a boil, sprinkle in generous amount of salt and add in pasta in and cook as per package directions. Drain and set aside.


Heat oil in a pan, add in garlic and saute for a min.


Add in leeks and saute till soft. Now add in all veggies, salt and pepper. Cook till veggies gets caramelized.


Add in basil and oregano and mix well.


Now add in cooked pasta and sauce and toss well.


Spoon this into baking pan, spoon some more sauce on top and sprinkle with cheese.


Broil this for 5 mins or so till top gets light golden.


Remove it and let it cool for 5 mins. 


Serve with garlic bread


Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


Make a batch of bechamel sauce..Recipe here
Cook some pasta in salted boiling water and drain it


Heat oil in a pan, add in garlic


saute for few sec


add in leeks..you can add onions


saute till translucent


add in all veggies


mix well


season with salt and pepper


saute them well


cook till it is caramelized


add in some dried basil


and oregano


mix well..veggie done


add in cooked pasta


spoon in some sauce


toss well


spoon this into baking pan


spoon some sauce on top


I spooned on the other pan too


sprinkle top with grated cheese


bake till golden


Serve with garlic bread

8 comments:

  1. I Love your blog. I prepared all your pancakes recipes. Yummy. Daily I check your blog and cook for the day. Thanks for your lovely tasty recipe. This pasta will do tomorrow.

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  2. Hi aarthi I just love ur blog. Ur recipes never fail me. Can this be done in microwave.

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  3. Thanks a ton loved your post. god bless Laxmi Rao

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  4. @matildayes u can make it in microwave. but you wont get the brown top

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  5. Hi Aarthi,
    I tried this today and it was a super hit.Loved the way you are showing the recipes.
    Thanks for the recipe.

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