Wednesday, August 12, 2015


Pasta with vegetables / vegetable pasta recipe is a quick healthy snack or dinner meal idea for working moms. Veggies in pasta makes it more vibrant and attractive for kids and they loved it. Though we have lots of chicken and macaroni recipes, still it is hard to find the best macaroni recipes. Mac $ cheese recipe is my favorite and i often pack it for my kids snack box. Left over chicken strips or cubes adds special taste to this macaroni. 


Macaroni                        - 1 cup (boiled with salt ,oil(1 tbsp) and drained)
Chicken (left over)       - half cup, shredded or can use  chicken cubes(stir fried in oil over a medium flame along with  1 tbsp chilly sauce and 1 tsp tomato sauce)
Carrot                          -1, sliced thinly lengthwise
Beans                           -4 nos, sliced thinly lengthwise
Capsicum                     - half, sliced thinly lengthwise
Onion                           - half , finely chopped
Garlic                          - 3 pods , lengthwise sliced
Turmeric powder        - 1 tsp
Pepper powder           - 1 tbsp
Tomato sauce(optional)- 1 tbsp
Oil or butter( for kids, choose butter)
Coriander leaves


  • Heat butter in a pan  and saute garlic for a while and then add chopped onion.
  • Saute well and then add beans.
  • Cook for few minutes and add carrot, capsicum, salt and turmeric powder.
  • Mix well and saute continuously.
  • Now add cooked macaroni along with pepper powder and tomato sauce.
  • Finally drop the fried chicken cubes and mix well with the macaroni  and serve hot.
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