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Spinach Pasta

By Sushma

@sushmasaggam

Eagan, MN, US Eagan, MN
Recipe Level
Beginner

Prep Time

10 Mins

Cook Time

15 Mins

Servings

4

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3046

Ingredients

2 Cups Whole Wheat Pasta (Any Variety)

3 Cups Spinach leaves

1/2 Cup Whole Milk

1/4 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

1 Small Garlic Clove

1/2 Teaspoon Dried Basil

Pinch of Nutmeg

1/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder or to taste

Salt to taste

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Cooking Procedure

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n 1. Boil Pasta as per package directions, drain and keep aside.

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n 2. While the pasta is boiling, boil around 5 - 6 cups water in another vessel. When the water starts to boil add the spinach. Use only spinach leaves no stems. Cook the leaves for just 2 mins and drain. 

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n 3. In a blender add the cooked spinach, milk, parmesan cheese, garlic, dried basil, pepper powder, nutmeg and grind to a smooth sauce.

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n 4. Transfer the pasta to a cooking pan, add olive oil and mix.

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n 5. Now add the spinach sauce and salt to the pasta and mix well. Cook this on medium heat till the spinach sauce is thickened and a creamy consistency is obtained.

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n 6. Serve hot by garnishing with grated parmesan cheese.

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n Note:  Heavy Cream can be used instead of milk for creamy consistency.

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