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Creamy Spinach Pasta

An easy and delicious pasta covered in a creamy spinach sauce everyone will love
Course Breakfast, entree, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword creamy spinach pasta, healthy, kids lunchbox recipes, pasta recipes, recipes for kids, spinach pasta, spinach recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 113kcal
Author bhavana

Ingredients

measuring cup used ,1 cup = 250ml

  • 1.5 cup Boiled whole wheat or multi grain Farfalle Pasta(1 Cup Raw Farfalle Pasta)
  • 1 cup Spinach Puree(made from 3-4 cups of raw spinach (i dint blanch spinach in this recipe)
  • 2 Garlic cloves ,minced
  • 3 tablespoon Fresh cream or whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon grated processed Cheese(i used amul brand)
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil or butter
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Stove Top Pan Method:

  • Heat Olive oil in a pan on medium flame.Add minced garlic and saute for 30 secs.
  • Next add spinach puree & sauté it for about 2-3 minutes till raw smell of the spinach goes away.
  • Add in the cream ,salt, black pepper powder & oregano. Give a quick stir and cook for a minute.
  • Follow it by adding boiled Farfalle Pasta. Give it a quick mix and stir fry on high flame for another 1 minute and pasta is ready. 
  • Serve in a plate and sprinkle some cheese over it for garnish. 

Notes

  • If you don’t have olive oil, you can use butter or regular cooking oil as well.
  • You can use any kind of pasta’s or even Zucchini noodles for low carb option.
  • Try using Whole wheat ,Lentils or Veggie pasta for kids.
  • If you don’t have cream at home you can replace with same amount of mayonnaise or full fat milk or Alfredo white sauce.
  • You can also add sweet corn for this pasta.Goes well with spinach.
  • If you dont have time prepare spinach puree, you can just use finely chopped spinach.
  • Adjust the salt and pepper as per your preference.
 
 
Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 201mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 2mg