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Healthy Creamy Penne Pasta

Healthy Creamy Penne Pasta


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 45


Serves 2

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 2 tbsp whole wheat flour

  • 2 cup full fat milk

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper powder

  • 1/2 tsp dry mixed herbs

  • 1 cup rava Penne pasta

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 1/2 cup vegetables (onions, green capsicum and carrots cut in julienne)

  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup

  • 1 tbsp chilli flakes

  • 1/2 tbsp dry mixed herbs


  • 01

    For white sauce: heat 2 tbsp of butter when it melts add whole wheat flour and roast it until it changes its colour and becomes granular.

  • 02

    Now gradually add milk to this mixture by continuously stirring with the hand whisk, so no lumps are formed.

  • 03

    Now add 1 tsp salt, pepper powder and mixed herbs to it and cook till it becomes a bit thick.

  • 04

    Let the ready white sauce cool a bit.

  • 05

    Boil 5 cups of water and add salt to taste in it.

  • 06

    Add few drops of oil to it.

  • 07

    Now add the rava (semolina) Penne pasta to it and let it cook till al-dante. It will take around 8-9 minutes. Drain the water and keep the pasta aside.

  • 08

    While the pastas are being cooked, in a nonstick pan and remaining butter and oil to it and heat it.

  • 09

    Add the vegetables to it and let them cook a little. They should remain a bit crunchy.

  • 10

    Now add the cooked pasta, chilli flakes and mixed herbs to it and cook for about two minutes .

  • 11

    Now add the white sauce and tomato ketchup to the pan.

  • 12

    If required add some water to make the final contents saucy.

  • 13

    Your very healthy and tasty Penne pasta is ready to serve.



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