Creamy One-Pot Pasta

creamy one-pot pastaIngredients:

  • 4 large garlic cloves, peeled and grated
  • 5 oz oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 lb penne pasta
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1/2 lb mushrooms
  • 1 vegetable stock cube (such as by Knorr)
  • 1/2 cup full-cream milk
  • 2 oz reduced-fat cream cheese or any other cooking cheese
  • 2 oz Grated fresh parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
  • Salt not necessary as the stock cube will provide the needed saltiness


  1. Cook the pasta to desired level of softness and keep aside
  2. Cut broccoli into small florets, carrots into thin strips and slice mushrooms
  3. Drain sub-dried tomatoes, pat dry and slice into thin strips
  4. Cut cheese into small pieces
  5. Thinly slice garlic and stir-fry with 1 tsp of oil from sun-dried tomatoes for 1 minute, till golden brown
  6. Add the vegetables and vegetable cube and stir-fry for 3 minutes
  7. Add milk, cheese and sun-dried tomatoes and bring to boil and cook for 2-4 minutes, till vegetables are tender
  8. Add cooked pasta, parmesan cheese, black pepper and stir and serve immediately

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