Pasta with Spinach Sauce

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Tagliatelle & spaghetti are one of my favorite types of pasta. Together with a creamy spinach sauce, they form a tasty & full-bodied vegetarian pasta dish.

The spinach sauce is cooked super fast & consists mainly of milk & leaf spinach. The sauce is only seasoned with nutmeg & a pinch of salt and pepper. Have fun cooking!

Cooked/Baked today: Pasta with Spinach Sauce
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Vegetarian Recipes, Fast Food, Pasta Recipes
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Pasta with Spinach Sauce

Pasta with Spinach Sauce

Pasta with Spinach Sauce

Pasta with Spinach Sauce

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 500 grams tagliatelle pasta
  • 400 grams leaf spinach (frozen)
  • 400 milliliters milk
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 – 2 clove(s) garlic
  • ¬ľ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt & pepper
  • 4 eggs (cooked)

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Large pot to cook pasta
  • Small pot or saucepan to cook spinach sauce
  • Blender



Peel off onion & chop finely. Also peel of 1 – 2 clove(s) garlic & chop finely. Heat up a large pot with salted water, bring to a boil & cook 500 grams tagliatelle pasta for about 7 – 8 minutes or according to package directions until al dente.



…for the spinach sauce:

Heat up a saucepan adding a dash oil & sweat onions & garlic over medium heat for about 2 – 3 minutes until glassy, stirring occasionally.

Next, add 400 grams frozen spinach leafs & allow to defrost over medium heat, stirring from time to time. Once the spinach is completely fallen apart, pour in 400 milliliters milk, give everything a good stir & then bring to a boil.

Preparing Spinach Sauce

Preparing Spinach Sauce

Allow the sauce to simmer for a few seconds, then remove from heat & puree with a blender for about 1 minute until you got a creamy & thick consistency.

Drain the done tagliatelle pasta over a collander & serve pasta along with the spinach sauce on deep plates. Finally garnish the pasta with a halved & cooked egg & serve. Delicious. I wish you lots of fun cooking ūüėČ

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