Spaghetti in Spinach Sauce Video by Tarla Dalal's Team

Spaghetti in Spinach Sauce Video by Tarla Dalal's Team

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From the kitchens of italy, we bring you this plateful of healthy iron treat! spinach is the main ingredient of this recipe which is not only iron rich but also an excellent source of vitamin a. Use of whole wheat spaghetti adds fibre to this recipe. This iron rich recipe is surely worth a try!!




Recipe Description for Spaghetti in Spinach Sauce

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Spaghetti In Spinach Sauce
3 cups cooked whole wheat pasta

For The Sauce
4 cups finely chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 tbsp butter
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 cup finely chopped spring onions
1/2 cup thinly sliced red capsicum
2 tbsp grated processed cheese
1 cup milk
salt to taste
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)

Method

For the sauce

  1. Blanch the spinach in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain and refresh in cold water and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic, spring onions whites and greens and sauté on a medium flame for few minutes.
  3. Add the red capsicum, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the prepared spinach purée, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cheese, milk and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the spaghetti, oregano and chilli flakes, toss well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

  1. If you wish to serve it later, re-heat the sauce, adding a little milk or water if required and then toss the spaghetti in the sauce. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving

Energy
216 calories.
Protein
8.8 gm.
Carbohydrate
29.3 gm.
Fat
6.2 gm.
Vitamin A
3959.2 mcg
Iron
2.3 mg.
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