White Pasta


Ingredients

  • 150g cubed boneless chicken
  • 300g pasta
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup Sweet corn (or to preference)
  • 1/2 cup chopped mixed peppers (or to preference)
  • 1/4 medium onion
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • Philadelphia cheese/ single cream (optional)
  • grated cheese
  • oregano

White Sauce:

  • 50g butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup cheese (or to preference)

Method

  1. Recite Bismillah.
  2. Boil pasta in salted water & set aside. Tip- add a bit of oil so the pasta does not stick to the pot.
  3. Meanwhile Braise onions in oil until soft & transparent.
  4. Add garlic & mix.
  5. Then add the chicken & cook till water evaporates.
  6. Add black pepper, sweetcorn, peppers, mixed herbs, green chillies & salt. Mix & cook for a few minutes. Turn off the heat.
  7. Prepare white sauce by adding butter, flour & milk in another pot. Keep stirring, making sure there are no lumps. Bring to a boil.
  8. Turn off the heat & season with pepper, salt & cheese.
  9. Add white sauce to chicken mixture. Add Philadelphia cheese/ cream if you wish too.
  10. Add pasta to the mixture & combine well.
  11. Lay in a oven proof dish, sprinkle cheese & oregano.
  12. Just before serving preheat oven to 180c & bake till cheese melts.

Tip: If you would like the pasta to remain saucy add the pasta to the white sauce just before putting it in the oven.

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