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Cheesy Pasta

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A simple, tasty and easy to make Penne Pasta with cheese and optional vegetables. Great for a quick lunch or dinner.
Cheesy Pasta

Penne Pasta – 225 gms
Garlic – 1 clove minced
Olive Oil – 4 tsp
Zest and Juice of 1 small Lemon
Parmesan Cheese – 3 tblsp, finely grated
Thick Cream – 1/2 cup
Tomato Sauce (or Pasta Sauce) – 1 tblsp
Salt as per taste
Black Pepper Powder as per taste

Cauliflower – 2 to 3 tblsp, chopped
Carrot – 1 tblsp, chopped
Green Peas – 1/2 tblsp, chopped
Sweet Corn – 1 tblsp, boiled

1. Cook the pasta as per packet instructions until al dente.
2. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan over medium flame.
3. Saute the garlic for 10 seconds.
4. Add the cream, tomato sauce, lemon zest, lemon juice, a pinch of salt and stir well.
5. Drain the pasta and add to the pan.
6. Stir until evenly coated.
7. Add the cheese and add a little water, if desired.
8. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
9. Sprinkle some salt and pepper powder.
10. Serve.

Tip: If you are using the vegetables, add them at step 3 and saute for 60 seconds.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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