Pasta in Spinach Sauce Recipe

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Pasta in Spinach Sauce
How to make Whole Wheat Pasta in Spinach Sauce
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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

Ingredients of Pasta in Spinach Sauce

  • 100 gms whole wheat pasta
  • 100 gms spinach, blanched
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 10 gms onions, finely chopped
  • 10 gms celery, finely chopped
  • 200 ml cream
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 10 gms nutmeg, grated
  • To season salt and pepper
  • 100 gms parmesan cheese, grated
  • 20 ml milk
  • 30 gms walnuts

How to Make 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

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: whole wheat pasta, spinach, extra virgin olive oil, onions, celery, cream, red chilli flakes, garlic cloves, nutmeg, salt and pepper , parmesan cheese, milk, walnuts