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One Pot Pasta dishes are easier to make and comes handy in crunch time.  My daughter doesn’t like rice for school unless it’s fried rice. So, I’m constantly looking for dishes that goes well for lunch boxes. Pasta and noodles are always on the top but a little variation to the dish gives a different taste and she empties her box.

So, here is one of those pastas that takes about 20 minutes to make and tastes cheesy and delicious.

We are in week 4 which is last week of blogging marathon 105 and I chose to do pasta dishes for Kids delight event hosted by Srivalli from Spicingyourlife.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2


Butter : 2 tablespoons

Onion: 1 medium chopped finely

Garlic : 4 cloves minced

Green peppers: 3 medium diced

Vegetable/chicken broth : 3 cups

Milk : 1 cup

Macaroni pasta: 3 cups

Italian seasoning : 2 teaspoons

Cherry tomatoes: 1/2 cup sliced

Parmesan cheese: 1 1/2 cups

Red chilli flakes : 1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste


Heat butter in a medium saucepan, add onion and garlic and sauce for 2 minutes. Add green peppers and sauce for another 2 minutes.

Add broth, milk mix well and bring it to a boil. Add macaroni, Italian seasoning, salt and stir. once the macaroni is cooked al dente, add tomatoes and cheese. Stir and cook for 2 more minutes until the pasta is creamy.

Garnish with red chilli flakes and serve hot.