pesto cream pasta- Pasta cooked with bell peppers and creamy basil pesto sauce
Pesto cream pasta is a very delicious flavorful Pasta recipe. It is quite easy to make and taste delicious. You can skip cream if you want to make it light and simple.
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Pesto Cream Pasta
- 2 cup Penne Pasta I’ve used Penne – 2 cup
- 2 tsp Refined Flour – 2 tsp
- 2 tsp Butter – 2 tsp
- 2 tsp Olive oil-2 tsp
- 2 cup Whole Milk / Doodh
- 2 tsp Basil Pesto
- 1/4 cup Capsicum
- 1/4 cup Red Bell Pepper
- 1/4 cup Yellow Bell Pepper
- 1 tsp Oregano
- 1 tsp Black pepper/kali mirch powder
- 1/3 tsp Salt / Namak
- 2 tsp Processed cheese
- In a big pan add enough water,1 tsp salt,1 tsp of oil ,when water start boiling then add pasta and cook till al dente.
- Drain and refresh the pasta with water and apply a tsp of oil, so they will not become sticky.
- Heat butter in a pan,when it become warm add refined flour and saute till it start giving a nice aroma .
- Add milk and stir and whisk well ,make sure there will be no lumps in the mixture.cook till the consistency become like a sauce(approx 30 seconds),keep stirring.
- Now add basil pesto sauce in this white sauce and mix well.
- In a seperate pan heat 2 tsp of olive oil and slightly saute the chopped bell peppers.
- Now add boiled pasta, pesto sauce,salt, pepper,and oregano in the pan ,mix
- Add grated cheese and mix well
- Serve hot.
- Serving suggestions-serve hot with toasted bread or buns.