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Pasta with homemade Bechamel sauce and stir fried veggies

Pasta with homemade Bechamel sauce and stir fried veggies

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Another quick recipe. Perfect for dinner.This melt in your mouth bechamel sauce is sure to stir those taste buds. So creamy, you wouldn’t miss the cheese that’s not added into it. Although, you may add some cheese if you prefer.

The sauce to pasta ratio is perfect in this recipe. This can be served cold as well if cold pasta is what you prefer. This recipe serves 2.

Here you go-

Pasta with homemade Bechamel sauce and stir fried veggies
Serves 2
creamy bechamel sauce without any cheese!
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
367 calories
32 g
61 g
23 g
9 g
12 g
205 g
2828 g
7 g
0 g
10 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
205g
Servings
2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 367
Calories from Fat 206
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g
36%
Saturated Fat 12g
62%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 61mg
20%
Sodium 2828mg
118%
Total Carbohydrates 32g
11%
Dietary Fiber 2g
9%
Sugars 7g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A
38%
Vitamin C
5%
Calcium
18%
Iron
7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
For The Pasta
  1. 1 cup Pasta of choice
  2. 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 1/2-1 tablespoon salt
For the Bechamel Sauce
  1. 1 cup whole milk
  2. 1/4 cup full fat cream
  3. 1 tablespoon butter
  4. 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  5. 1 bay leaf
  6. 1 clove
  7. 1 tablespoon italian mixed herbs
  8. 1/2 tablespoon red chilli flakes
  9. 1/2 tablespoon crushed black pepper
  10. Salt as per taste
Instructions
  1. In a big cooking pot, add enough water and the salt and and bring to a boil. Add the pasta and oil and cook till al dente. drain and keep aside.
  2. In a non-stick fry pan, on a medium heat, add the oil followed by the crushed garlic. Saute it for a few seconds and add in the rest of the veggies. Stir fry the veggies only until they are crisp and still have a bite to them. Turn of the heat. Remove the veggies in a separate plate and keep aside.
  3. In the same pan, on a low heat, add the butter and let it melt for a second or two. Add in the all purpose flour and let it cook for 20-30 seconds. Do not overcook this. Add the milk slowly and stir all the while. Make sure no lumps form in the process. Add in the clove, bay leaf and bring to a boil on a medium heat. Turn off the heat and add in the cream, herbs, red chilli flakes, crushed black pepper and salt to taste. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Add in the pasta, and the veggies. Mix and serve!
Notes
  1. This may not be the authentic way of preparing bechamel sauce, but it sure tastes awesome
  2. Also, you use any combination of veggies you prefer or have on hand.
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calories
367
fat
23g
protein
9g
carbs
32g
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