Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Spaghetti in White sauce with sauteed Garlicky Chicken n Veggies


This homemade white sauce is the most delicious and the easiest recipe!! The white sauce is also called as Bechamel sauce, although the Italians refer to it as salsa di besciamella. In this, the flour is cooked in the melted butter and the required amount of milk is added for a thick, creamy sauce for the spaghetti. This white sauce can be used in most of the pasta dishes, as a pizza topping and also on toast along with sauteed mushrooms. A perfect for any dish.


We can add any cheese of your choice and also a different variety of veggies. This is a perfect dish for kids lunch box and they will finish off within no time. This dish is so easy to make and takes much less time. By the time the spaghetti gets cooked, we can prepare the sauce and saute the chicken and veggies. Try this recipe and let me know how this turned out...


Ingredients:

  • Spaghetti- 1 pack

For sauteeing:

  1. Olive Oil- 2 tbsp
  2. Boneless Chicken pieces (cubed)- 2 Cups
  3. Broccoli- 1 cup
  4. Asparagus- 1/2 Cup
  5. Bell Peppers- 1 no
  6. Garlic- 3 tbsp
  7. Tomato- 1no
  8. Onion- 1 no

For White sauce:

  1. Butter- 1/4 stick
  2. All Purpose Flour- 3 tbsp
  3. Milk- 1 1/2 Cups
  4. Italian Herb Mix- 2 tbsp
  5. Red Chili Flakes- 1 tbsp
  6. Salt- as required
  7. Pepper- 1 tbsp

Method:

  1. In a large pot cook spaghetti in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in a pan heat oil, saute the chopped garlic then add the vegetables along with salt and pepper till done. Remove when done.
  3. In the remaining oil add the cubed chicken and saute till cooked well. Keep this aside along with the veggies.
  4. Heat a large skillet, add butter. Once it starts melting, add the all purpose flour and stir it well till it gets cooked. Add the milk, continuing to stir as the sauce thickens. Bring to a boil, add the salt and pepper. Lower the heat, add the Italian herb mix, red chili flakes and cook for 2- 3 minutes.
  5. In the white sauce, add the sauteed chicken and veggies. give it a stir. Add the cooked spaghetti and mix everything together. Enjoy a nice warm spaghetti along with your favorite show on TV.




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