Whole Wheat Pasta in Spinach Sauce

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IngredientsWhole wheat pasta rolled in delicious creamy spinach sauce, served with walnuts and parmesan cheese.

100 gm of whole wheat pasta

100 gm of spinach, blanched

1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

10 gm onions, finely chopped

10 gm leeks, finely chopped

10 gm celery, finely chopped

200 ml cream

1/2 tsp of red chilli flakes

2-3 cloves of garlic

10 gm of nutmeg, grated

Salt and pepper to season

100 gm Parmesan cheese, grated

20 ml of milk

30 gm of walnuts

Method

Boil the pasta in salted water for 5-7 minutes, till its al dente.

Sweat the onions, leeks and celery in a tbsp of olive oil.

Then add bashed garlic, red chilli flakes and blanched spinach. Mix them well.

Grate nutmeg, a pinch of salt, mix together and switch the gas off.

Transfer the sautéed spinach mixture into a mixie.

Add cream, parmesan cheese, milk, cracked black pepper, walnuts, tbsp of water and blitz together to make a thick sauce.

Drain the pasta and add it to the spinach sauce.

Add a parmesan cheese and grate nutmeg. Mix well to coat the pasta with sauce.

Garnish with grated walnuts and parmesan cheese and cracked black pepper

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