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Zucchini Pasta Bake Recipe (Baked Zucchini Pasta)

Zucchini Pasta Bake Recipe with step by step pictures. Delicious pasta bake with zucchini, white sauce and cheese.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Pasta - 3 cups any shape, I used disc
  • Water - 8 cups
  • Salt - 2 tblspn

For Vegetable Mixture:

  • Olive Oil- 2 tblspn
  • Garlic - 4 cloves minced
  • Zucchini - 1 large diced
  • Bell pepper - 1 diced
  • Carrot - 1 diced optional
  • Mushrooms - 1 cup diced optional
  • Oregano - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Flakes - 2 tsp
  • Tomato ketchup - 3 tblspn
  • Salt to taste

For White Sauce:

  • Butter - ¼ cup
  • All purpose Flour / Maida - ¼ cup
  • Milk - 500 ml
  • Mozzarella Cheese - 1 cup grated
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

For Topping:

  • Oregano - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Flakes - 1 tsp
  • Mozzarella Cheese - ½ cup grated

Instructions
 

Step 1: Cooking Pasta

  • Take water in a large pot and add salt to it. Bring this to a boil.
  • Add pasta and cook as per package instructions. Drain and transfer it to a large mixing bowl.

Step 2: Cooking Vegetable Sauce

  • Now make the vegetable sauce. Heat olive oil in a pan.
  • Add in minced garlic and saute this for a min.
  • Add in all the vegetables and toss well for 3 mins.
  • Add in salt, oregano, red chilli flakes and tomato ketchup. Mix well. Vegetable sauce is done.

Step 3: Cooking White Sauce

  • Now make the white sauce. Heat butter in a pan.
  • Add flour to it and saute for a min.
  • Slowly add in milk and mix well.
  • Cook everything for 3 mins.
  • Add in grated cheese and mix well.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Step 4: Assembling and Baking

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degree C / 400 degree F.
  • Pour the vegetable mixture and white sauce over the cooked pasta and toss well.
  • Transfer this to a butter baking dish and sprinkle oregano and chilli flakes over it.
  • Bake this in a preheated oven for 25 mins.
  • Remove this from oven and sprinkle cheese over it and bake again for 5 mins.
  • Remove it carefully and allow it to cool a bit.
  • Serve with some garlic bread.
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