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Pesto Cream Pasta

pesto cream psta- Pasta cooked with bell peppers and creamy basil pesto sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner Recipes, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian cuisine
Keyword: cream, pasta, pesto
Servings: 3 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 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.