Skill Level : Easy
300 grams pasta
30grams unsalted butter
2Tbsp plain flour
30grams grated cheddar cheese
1tsp ground Pepper
10 grams par boiled brocoli
1/2 cup par boiled and diced courgettes
Cook the pasta in boiling water with some salt and 1tsp olive oil.
In a deep pan, saute the brocoli and chunks of courgettes, season them with salt and pepper and keep aside.
Heat the butter in a saucepan. Add the flour and mix well. Dont worry if it forms lumps, make sure the saucepan is on medium heat and take care the flour doesnt burn. Once the flour and the butter are well combined, slowly add half the quantity of milk and keep stirring., add the rest of the milk reduce the heat and stir continously untill all the milk is well combined and teh mixture forms into a nice think creamy sauce. At this point, add the grated cheese and stir. Add the vegetables and pasta and mix well. season and Serve.
Tips: You can use any vegetables you like. To make a non veg version of the pasta, simply add sauted and seasoned Prawns or diced chicken chunks. Spinach is another great veg that goeas well with this recipe. Add it towards the end of cooking other vegetables.