Pasta in Spinach and basil sauce | How to make Pasta in Spinach and basil sauce

By Shashi Tewari  |  12th Sep 2018  |  
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Pasta in Spinach and basil sauceby Shashi Tewari
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    2

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About Pasta in Spinach and basil sauce Recipe

Green and nutritious pasta to die for.Children who do not eat green vegetables it is better to serve them this pasta. The creaminess of paneer and cashews just give it a heavenly taste. It can be served as a one pot meal. There are all the nutreints in this recipe.

Pasta in Spinach and basil sauce

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Ingredients to make Pasta in Spinach and basil sauce

  • Fusilli pasta 1 cup
  • salt 1/2 tsp
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • 2 glasses of Water to boil pasta
  • Baby spinach 1 cup washed and cleaned
  • Basil leaves 1/2 cup
  • Home made paneer 1/2 cup
  • water soaked cashews 8-10
  • Green chilli 1
  • Green cardamom 1
  • salt 1/2 tsp
  • Olive oil 2 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  • Oregano 1/ 2
  • milk

How to make Pasta in Spinach and basil sauce

  1. Boil 2 glasses of water.Add pasta ,oil and salt.
  2. Boil them for 10 minutes till al dente.Means it should not be too soft.
  3. Strain in a seive and wash in a running water so that pasta do not stick together.Better to stir with fork to separate them.
  4. Grind spinach leaves,basil leaves ,paneer, cardamom and soaked cashews in a grinder.Make a smooth paste.
  5. Green sauce is ready.
  6. Heat olive oil in a wok. Add spinach paste .Saute it for 2 minutes.
  7. Add whole lot of pasta and salt.
  8. Mix it quite well.
  9. Add oregano and black pepper.
  10. See the consistency if it is too thick add 1 cup of milk.Mix well. Cook it for 2 minutes. It is ready now.
  11. Take out in a serving bowl .
  12. Garnish with grated cheese.
  13. Serve hot .

My Tip:

Use baby spinachs only for the better results. While stirring be careful not to break pasta.

Reviews for Pasta in Spinach and basil sauce (1)

Hema Mallika year ago

Looks great!
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