Pasta in White Sauce Recipe at Home 2023

Pasta in White Sauce Recipe and Nutrition information

White sauce pasta is a popular pasta dish that is made with a creamy white sauce, pasta, and other ingredients of your choice. Here are the basic steps to make white sauce pasta:


  • 1 lb. pasta of your choice
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley (optional)

Pasta in White Sauce Recipe at Home 2023


  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a separate pan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  3. Once the butter is melted, add the flour and stir to combine. Cook the mixture for 1-2 minutes, or until it turns a light golden brown.
  4. Slowly add the milk, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens.
  5. Add the grated Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, dried basil, dried oregano, and garlic powder. Stir to combine.
  6. Add the cooked pasta to the pan and toss to coat the pasta evenly with the sauce.
  7. Cook the pasta for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until heated through.
  8. Serve the pasta in white sauce hot, garnished with chopped parsley if desired. Enjoy!
  9. Note: you can add vegetables like mushrooms, bell peppers, or spinach to give it more flavor or you can add chicken or shrimp to make it more substantial.

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White Sauce pasta Nutrition information

The nutrition information for white sauce pasta can vary based on the ingredients and serving size, but in general, it is a calorie-dense and high-fat dish. Here is a breakdown of the approximate nutrition information for a serving of 1 cup (250 grams) of white sauce pasta made with whole milk, butter, and cheese:
  • Calories: 400-500
  • Fat: 20-30 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 40-50 grams
  • Protein: 10-15 grams
  • Sodium: 400-500 mg

This dish is a good source of carbohydrates and protein, but it is also high in saturated fat and sodium, which can contribute to health problems when consumed in excess. To make a healthier version of white sauce pasta, consider using low-fat milk, reducing the amount of butter and cheese, and adding more vegetables like broccoli or mushrooms to increase the fiber and nutrient content of the dish.

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