Creamy Baked Pasta

Creamy Baked Pasta – The rich and creamy goodness of our Baked Creamy Pasta Platter! This decadent dish is a masterful blend of al dente pasta, velvety sauce, and melted mozzarella cheese, all baked to perfection. Every bite is a delight for the senses, transporting you to the rolling hills of Italy.

Comforting & Satisfying:

Enjoy a hearty and comforting meal that leaves you feeling full and content, reducing the likelihood of overeating or snacking between meals. It provides a good source of energy-boosting carbohydrates, essential for brain function, physical activity, and overall energy levels.

Protein-Rich:

With the option to add protein sources like chicken, beef, or tofu, our platter provides a boost of protein to support muscle growth and repair. Pasta and vegetable combination provides a range of essential vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium, and vitamin C.

Fiber Content:

Whole wheat pasta and vegetables provide a good source of dietary fiber, promoting digestive health, satiety, and healthy blood sugar levels. Antioxidant Properties: Vegetables like bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes contain antioxidants that help protect cells from damage, reducing the risk of chronic diseases.

Supports Healthy Gut Bacteria:

The fiber content in our platter supports the growth of healthy gut bacteria, promoting a strong immune system and overall well-being. Soluble fiber in whole wheat pasta and vegetables can help bind to bile acids, reducing cholesterol levels and the risk of heart disease.

Supports Blood Sugar Levels:

The fiber and protein content in our platter can help regulate blood sugar levels, reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Calcium-rich cheese and vegetables support bone health, reducing the risk of osteoporosis and fractures.

Why We Love It:

Baked Creamy Pasta Platter is the ultimate comfort food, perfect for cozy nights. Enjoy with friends and family, making it an ideal option for social gatherings and events. Add your favorite protein or vegetables to make it your own!

Conclusion:

Our Baked Creamy Pasta Platter is a culinary masterpiece, offering a delightful fusion of flavors, textures, and aromas. Treat your taste buds to a journey through Italy, and experience the warmth and hospitality of this vibrant culture.

Creamy Baked Pasta

Creamy Baked Pasta

This Baked Creamy Pasta with Chicken and Vegetables is a flavorful and comforting dish that combines the best of Italian cuisine with the warmth of a homemade meal. The creamy sauce, savory chicken and vegetables, and herby notes come together to create a truly satisfying taste experience.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 person
Calories 310 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 250g boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp tikka masala
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ginger powder

White Sauce

  • 1 tbsp butter or oil
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • 1. In a bowl, mix together the marinade ingredients and add the chicken. Mix well and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Cook the marinated chicken in a pan over medium heat for 10 minutes or until cooked through. Add 1/2 cup capsicum and cabbage to the pan and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Add shredded cheese to the pan and mix well.
  • In a saucepan, heat the ghee over medium heat. Add the flour and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Gradually add the milk, whisking continuously to avoid lumps. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Season with garlic powder, oregano, black pepper, and salt.
  • Boil 1 cup pasta according to package instructions until al dente.
  • In a baking dish, create a layer of the white sauce. Add a layer of the cooked pasta on top of the sauce. Add a layer of the cooked chicken on top of the pasta. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over the chicken.
  • Repeat the layers, starting with the white sauce, then the pasta, then the chicken, and finally the cheese.
  • Sprinkle oregano and chili flakes over the top layer of cheese.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

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Notes

  • Don’t overcook the pasta: Al dente pasta is essential for a creamy sauce to cling to. Cook the pasta until it’s still slightly firm in the center.
Keyword baked pasta, Chicken Pasta, creamy pasta, Pasta Bake

FAQs: (Frequently Asked Questions)

Can I customize the platter with my favorite protein or vegetables?

Absolutely! Please inform us of your preferences, and we will be happy to accommodate your needs.

Is the platter suitable for a large group or gathering?

Yes! Our platter is perfect for sharing with friends and family, making it an ideal option for social gatherings and events.

Can I request a gluten-free or vegan version?

Yes! Please inform us of your dietary restrictions, and we will be happy to provide a modified version.

How long does the platter take to prepare and bake?

Our platter takes approximately 30 minutes to prepare and 20-25 minutes to bake, ensuring a quick and delicious meal.

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