Pasta in Spinach Sauce

Pasta in Spinach Sauce

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 50

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • Macaroni - 11/2 cup

  • Spinach leaves - 2 cups tightly packed

  • Fresh cream - 1/2 cup

  • Butter - 1 tablespoon

  • Salt - 1 teaspoon ( as per taste)

  • Garlic - 1 teaspoon, chopped

  • Cheese - grated, 2 to 3 tablespoon

  • Basil (dried) - 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder -1/4 teaspoon

  • Refined oil - 1 teaspoon

Directions

  • 01

    Wash and clean the spinach leaves.

  • 02

    Blanch the palak leaves and make a smooth puree.

  • 03

    Now heat water and boil the macaroni for 7 to 8 minutes or unless they are soft. Add 1 teaspoon oil and salt while boiling the macaroni.

  • 04

    Once the macaroni is soft drain the water and run cool water on it to avoid getting overcooked

  • 05

    Melt butter in a pan and add chopped garlic.

  • 06

    Sauté them until turns slight brown and now add the spinach puree.

  • 07

    Cook the puree until the raw smell of spinach is gone.

  • 08

    Now add the cream into it and mix well.

  • 09

    Next add boiled macaroni and salt as per taste.

  • 10

    Mix the macaroni with the green sauce.

  • 11

    Now add black pepper powder and basil and mix well.

  • 12

    Finally when the green sauce is also drying add grated cheese on top and switch off the gas and serve hot.

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