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Veggilicious Pasta

  • Recipe makes: 1 plate
  • Recommended serving size: ½ plate
All that you need to prepare this recipe
  • 1/4th cup, whole wheat pasta
  • 3 tbsp, onions
  • 1/4th cup, tomato puree
  • 3 tsp, finely chopped yellow capsicum
  • 3 tsp, finely chopped green capsicum
  • 3 tsp, finely chopped red capsicum
  • 2 tsp, finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/3rd cup, milk
  • 1 tbsp, grated cheese
  • 1 ½ tbsp, melted butter
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups water
How to prepare?
  • Bring about 2 cups of water to a boil in a deep pan and add salt, 1/2 tsp butter to it.
  • When water begin to boil rapidly, then add pasta and cook till it boils
  • Drain in a colander.
  • Heat oil in a pan and sauté onions until golden brown. Add tomato puree to it
  • Now bring the heat to low flame and add milk. Cook it until thick.
  • Add salt and sauté for a min.
  • When sauce turns thick enough add veggies and boiled pasta.
  • Mix well. If pasta looks too dry then add 1 to 2 tbsp of pasta cooked water.
  • Serve the pasta hot and do the seasoning with grated cheese.
Nutritional benefits from the recipe
  2-3 Year olds 4-5 Year olds
Energy 15.3 kcal 12.01 kcal
Protein 29.5% (RDA)* 24.51% (RDA)*
Calcium 16.12% (RDA)* 16.12% (RDA)*
Iron 4.35% (RDA)* 3.01% (RDA)*

*Recommended dietary allowance

  • In the market, pasta are available in different shapes. You can mix 2-3 shapes together and make the recipe so as to make it more interesting.
  • You can add seasonings like herbs as per the taste of your kid.
  • If not mix sauce, you can cook either white sauce or red separately.
  • You can add vegetables like zucchini, broccoli and even chicken to increase the nutritious value of the recipe.