Saturday, March 5, 2016

Posted by Mala at 1:00:00 AM 1 comment
This is a tasty dish, which becomes tastier by the next day! It is always a hit among children, and it happens to be a wholesome dish too.
Pasta is a quintessential fast food today, which everyone loves! and I am sure, this recipe will win everyone's hearts.....with the crunchy veggies, the flavourful baked beans and the mild crusted cheese on top!!

Penne - 1 cup
Baked beans in tomato sauce - 1/2 cup
Onion - 1,sliced lenghwise
Red bell pepper - 1, sliced into thin strips
Yellow bell pepper - 1, sliced into thin strips
Garlic - 4 pods, chopped fine
Tomatoes - 3
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Tomato ketchup - 1/4 cup
Olive oil - 2 tsps
Cheese - 2 cubes
Salt to taste

Recipe Cuisine: Italian; Category: Lunch/ Dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 15 mts

Serves 2

Penne measured and kept ready

Dropped into boiling water, and cooked for 8-10 minutes, till they become soft, but stay crunchy

All veggies, sliced and kept ready

Tomatoes cooked in microwave. Refer here for cooking instructions.

Cooked Penne drained, after washing in cold water

Olive oil heated up in a pan, and garlic and onions added.

Add the bell peppers, when the onions become translucent

Chilli powder added

Sauteed well

Cooked tomatoes, skin removed, chopped fine and added

Now is the time to add salt

There will be some water in the bowl in which tomatoes were cooked. Add that too, and allow to simmer

Add the cooked and drained penne...

tomato ketchup......and

the baked beans

Mix well and switch off.

Pour the mixture in a baking dish and.....

top with the grated cheese

Shove it into the 10-minutes  preheated oven at 180 degrees C, and bake for 10 minutes.......

 till the cheese melts and a thin crust forms.

Serve with whole wheat toasts, and it is heavenly!!!

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  1. Who can resist this awesome pasta? Multiple splash of colors with rightly melted cheese.YUM!! Sure hit with kiddos to elderly. Wonderful! One more pin up in my recipe collection Thank you!