For many, pasta is a familiar dish. They are served with cutlets, flavored with minced meat or stew. However, you can often diversify your menu by simply adding sauce to your usual dish. You can also play on a variety of types of pasta. So, stuffed pasta with minced meat with bechamel sauce can be safely served to guests - they will definitely be appreciated.
For such a recipe, you need to take cannelloni paste. These are tubes with a large diameter. They are easy to fill with fillings. For cooking, take the following ingredients:
- 250 grams of pasta;
- two onion heads;
- 600 grams of minced meat;
- three cloves of garlic;
- 150 grams of hard cheese;
- five tomatoes;
- salt and pepper;
- some vegetable oil to fry the ingredients.
To prepare the sauce you need to take:
- three tablespoons of flour;
- 60 grams of butter;
- liter of milk;
- some salt and pepper.
Stuffed pasta with minced meat in bechamel sauce is cooked in the oven. However, first the filling is fried in a pan.
First, a couple tablespoons of water is poured into the pan. When it warms up, spread the stuffing. Constantly stir the mass so that it does not stick together. When the liquid has evaporated and the forcemeat changes color, transfer the meat base to a bowl.
A little oil is heated in a pan. Onions and garlic are peeled, finely chopped. Fry both ingredients until soft. Tomatoes are peeled and diced. Add them to the bow, reduce the fire. Stew for at least eight minutes, before evaporating the liquid. Next, vegetables are laid out to the minced meat, mixed, salt and pepper are added, and the mass is thoroughly mixed again.
Melt the butter, introduce the flour, fry, stirring, but not until brown. After a thin stream, milk is introduced. After boiling, the fire is reduced to a minimum. In the process of cooking pasta mass with minced meat with bechamel sauce must be constantly stirred so that no lumps appear. When the mass becomes thicker, remove it from the stove.
Pasta stuffed with minced meat with vegetables. The main thing is that the filling cools down, otherwise pasta can crack. Also, do not stuff them very tightly.
The pasta is tightly placed in the baking dish, poured with sauce. Cook for about twenty minutes at a temperature of 200 degrees. After sprinkle with cheese and bake another ten minutes. Ready-made cannelloni can combine, they are carefully divided into portions. You can serve pasta with minced meat in bechamel sauce with fresh vegetables or herbs.
A simple pasta recipe
This option is good because it does not require much time and effort. You can also take any pasta: spaghetti, vermicelli, shells and so on. It only depends on taste preferences. However, the smaller the product, the faster it will be saturated with the sauce.
For such a simple but tasty version of pasta with minced meat with bechamel sauce, you need to take the following ingredients:
- 250 grams of minced meat;
- 450 grams of pasta;
- two onion heads;
- a couple of tablespoons of vegetable oil;
- one carrot;
- 45 grams of flour and butter;
- one bay leaf;
- salt to taste.
You can also add other spices or vegetables. So, finely chopped celery stalk is perfect for minced meat. And to the sauce - nutmeg.
The process of making pasta with minced meat with bechamel sauce
One head of onion is peeled, carrots are also processed. Finely chopped and stewed slightly in vegetable oil. Then add the minced meat and fry the ingredients, stirring occasionally. Boil pasta until cooked, recline in a colander to moisture glass. This is important, otherwise the sauce will spread over the finished dish.
Milk is poured into the pan, heated. The second onion is peeled. Add bay leaf and onion, cut in half, to the milk. After boiling, remove the milk from the stove, hold for about ten minutes, then remove the onions and bay leaves. The main thing is that there are no pieces of onion left!
In a stewpan, melt the butter, after boiling, introduce the flour, fry, stirring, for about a minute. Introduce a thin stream of milk, after reducing the fire. Interfere. When the sauce begins to thicken, season it with salt and pepper to taste. Place pasta on a plate, mincemeat on top. All watered with sauce. Serve sprinkled with fresh herbs.
Minced pasta with bechamel sauce is a tasty way to diversify your menu. With this sauce, the dish acquires a delicate creamy shade. It also becomes juicier, brighter. You can also bake some pasta, stuffing them with minced meat with vegetables. Cannelloni, which are very easy to start, are great for this.