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Spinach Pasta Recipe

Pasta made in Spinach sauce is a pleasant change from Red or White sauce pasta.
Course Main Course

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g Spinach
  • 250 g Whole Wheat Pasta
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried Parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter Or Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise Optional
  • 50 g Cheese Optional

Instructions
 

Boil Pasta

  • Boil pasta as per instructions on the packet.
  • Boil pasta in plenty of water.
  • While Pasta is boiling, you prepare the spinach sauce.

Prepare Spinach Sauce

  • Clean, wash and roughly chop the spinach.
  • Heat a pan and saute spinach for few minutes till it gets soft.
  • Let it cool down a bit and then puree it in the blender or food processor.
  • In the same pan heat oil, saute garlic and then oregano and mixed herbs.
  • Add pureed spinach and milk. Cook on high flame for few minutes till the desired consistency is reached.
  • Add mayonnaise, though optional.
  • Lastly, add salt. Give one last boil and switch off the flame. Spinach sauce is ready.

Assembly

  • Mix boiled pasta in the spinach sauce.
  • Toss nicely for a minute so that pasta is fully coated with sauce.
  • Grate cheese, though optional.
  • Serve with love, soup optional.

Notes

  1. Quantity of milk can be adjust as per the consistency of sauce is preferred.
  2. You may add veggies like onion, peppers, mushroom etc. For this, saute veggies in the pan on high flame, then add spinach puree and proceed as in the recipe.
  3. You may add grated cheese or mayonnaise in the spinach sauce to make it more creamier.
Keyword Green Pasta Sauce, Palak Pasta