by Tarla Dalal
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Spaghetti tossed in a spinach and cheese sauce with colourful vegetables makes a delightful recipe. The beautiful green colour and good coating quality of the sauce makes it useful when serving along with pasta for a lunch or dinner. The cheese spread blends beautifully to give a thick and creamy sauce. To retain the fresh green colour of spinach, blanch the spinach and refresh quickly in ice-cold water. You may add a pinch of soda bi-carb to the water in which spinach is to be boiled. This also helps to retain the green colour of spinach.
- Blanch the spinach in boiling water for a minute. Drain and refresh in ice-cold water. Drain again and purée in a blender. Keep aside.
- Heat the butter in a pan, add the spring onions and garlic and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the red pepper and sauté for another 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the spinach purée, cheese spread, milk, salt and pepper and mix well. Bring it to a boil while stirring continuously. Remove and keep aside.
- Just before serving, re-heat the sauce, adding a little milk or water if required and toss the spaghetti in the sauce.
- Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||4268.5 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.5 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.4 mg|
|Vitamin B3||3.1 mg|
|Vitamin C||34.1 mg|
|Folic Acid||95.9 mcg|
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