Whole Wheat Pasta in Spinach Sauce Recipe

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Whole Wheat Pasta in Spinach Sauce

Whole wheat pasta rolled in delicious creamy spinach sauce, served with walnuts and parmesan cheese.

Ingredients of Whole Wheat Pasta in Spinach Sauce

  • 100 gm of whole wheat pasta
  • 100 gm of spinach, blanched
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 10 gm onions, finely chopped
  • 10 gm leeks, finely chopped
  • 10 gm celery, finely chopped
  • 200 ml cream
  • 1/2 tsp of red chilli flakes
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 10 gm of nutmeg, grated
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 100 gm Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 20 ml of milk
  • 30 gm of walnuts

How to Make Whole Wheat Pasta in Spinach Sauce

  1. Boil the pasta in salted water for 5-7 minutes, till its al dente.
  2. Sweat the onions, leeks and celery in a tbsp of olive oil.
  3. Then add bashed garlic, red chilli flakes and blanched spinach. Mix them well.
  4. Grate nutmeg, a pinch of salt, mix together and switch the gas off.
  5. Transfer the sautéed spinach mixture into a mixie.
  6. Add cream, parmesan cheese, milk, cracked black pepper, walnuts, tbsp of water and blitz together to make a thick sauce.
  7. Drain the pasta and add it to the spinach sauce.
  8. Add a parmesan cheese and grate nutmeg. Mix well to coat the pasta with sauce.
  9. Garnish with grated walnuts and parmesan cheese and cracked black pepper
Key Ingredients: pasta, Parmesan cheese, black pepper, paprika, leek, spinach, olive oil, onion, celery, cream, red chillies, garlic, nutmeg, salt, pepper, parmesan, milk, walnuts