Simple summer pasta

Simple summer pasta
Makes: 4 portions
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  • 60 gr butter
  • 60 gr flour
  • 600 gr milk
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 red onions
  • 2 carrots
  • 250 gr pasta
  • 400 gr cauliflower
  • 300 gr sugar snaps
  • 1 tspn grated nutmeg
  • 1 tbspn chives
  1. To make the sauce, melt the butter and then add the flour. Mix to combine and cook for a minute.
  2. Stir in the cold milk and whisk to combine. Bring to a light boil and simmer until thickened, seasoning to taste. Keep warm over a low heat.
  3. Dice the garlic and carrots and slice the red onions. Stir fry in some oil until soft.
  4. Cut the cauliflower into florets and top and tail the sugar snaps.
  5. Bring a large pan of lightly salted water to the boil. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet.
  6. A couple of minutes before the pasta is cooked, toss in the cauliflower and cook until just done. When ready to drain, toss the sugar snaps in the pasta pot and drain the pasta with the vegetables. That’s enough to cook the sugar snaps.
  7. Mix the cooked pasta with the vegetables and sauce. Add the nutmeg, chopped chives and seasoning to taste.
Stuff to know
This quantity will feed 4 people.
Do not overcook the veg.
Replace the sugar snaps by green peas.
Add chicken for a non-vegetarian version.