Thursday 19 February 2015

Penne Pasta in White Sauce

Enjoy the Penne pasta tossed in white sauce in this delightful Penne in white sauce recipe. The penne pasta is prepared and then en robed in a creamy freshly made white sauce and enjoyed as a main course meal with soups.


3 cups cooked pasta
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1 tbsp plain flour
2 cups milk
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste
2 tbsp grated processed cheese

For Garnishing

1/4 cup grated processed cheese


1. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add sweet corn kernels and sauté on a medium flame for a minute and keep aside.

2.Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

3. Add the plain flour and cook on a slow flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.

4. Add the milk gradually and cook no a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the sauce is thick, while stirring continuously.

5. Add the oregano, thyme, chili flakes, cheese, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.

6. Add the sautéed corn kernels and pasta, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

Serve immediately garnished with cheese.


  1. I love penne pasta it being my favorite among the huge collection of Italian pasta available and that too only in white sauce. I also add mushrooms and broccoli. Never added sweet corn kernels though. Will try your version as your loaded plate looks super appetizing.