Pasta with spinach – White sauce for pasta anyone ?

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This has been my pasta week and I was crazily looking for spinach pasta sauce recipe but sadly I didn’t find any instant pasta sauce recipe so I decided to make my spinach pasta in white sauce.
Having pasta in  breakfast with  hubby on  bright Sunday morning is  fun.While eating I keep telling my husband what all are the ingredients I added in the pasta even though I know he is more interested in having pasta than knowing about the ingredients :D:D
Before going ahead let us learn the

white sauce recipe

In a small heavy pan melt 1tbsp of butter on low heat and blend 1 tbsp of all purpose white flour(maida) in it.Keep stirring both the ingredients otherwise it may form clumps.Add 1/4tsp. of salt and cook it on medium heat for 2-3 minutes more.Now slowly add 1 cup of milk and stirr constantly.Continue cooking till the sauce gets thick.If you want heavy white sauce than you can take 2tbsp of butter and 2tbsp of all purpose flour.
This is the basic white sauce recipe which gets cooked  in 5-10 minutes.
For Spinach pasta you need following ingredients.
1tbsp. of oil(olive oil)
1 onion chopped
1 green chilli chopped
A small bunch of spinach leaves
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder (according to taste)
250 gms of pasta(You can take any pasta of your choice)
Water to cook the spinach
Black pepper powder 1/2tsp 
Oregano according to taste(optional)

Method and preparation:-
Step1 – Boil pasta according to instruction of the packet and keep it aside.
Step2 – Take a pan add oil , add chopped onion and saute it for 2-3 minutes.
Step3 – Add chopped spinach leaves , chopped green chillies , salt and red chilli powder.
Step4 – Add some water and cook 5-6 minutes till the spinach leaves are cooked.You can add more water if you think spinach is not cooked .Cook till whole water evaporates.
Now our pasta and spinach is cooked.
Step5– Make white sauce and when it is cooked add above sauteed onion spinach mixture and pasta  in it.Add black pepper and oregano according to taste in the end and let every thing simmer for 2-3 minutes more.
Serve with garlic bread or toasted bread as per your liking.
Which is your favorite pasta sauce and do you like having pasta in breakfast or any time anywhere?? 

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9 COMMENTS

  1. I love pasta…both in white sauce and red sauce..and also the Aglio olio..where no thick sauce is made 🙂

    Nice recipes…Keep it coming

    I will keep trying..

  2. This looks so yum. I would love to have it. My husband loves Pasta. I am surely gonna give it a try.

    I am a fan of you recipes Anamika.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Love

    Shiva

  3. I like past in white sauce. i prefer it to red sauce pastas. Have i ever told you that I think of something and your blog has a post ready about what I have been thiking. It's insane!! It really happens… most fo the times. DOn't think its creepy… I have been thinking of making pasts with spinach. You've got it.

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  4. This looks so yum. I would love to have it. My husband loves Pasta. I am surely gonna give it a try.

    I am a fan of you recipes Anamika.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Love

    Shiva

  5. i too love both white n red pasta…. basically its pasta i relish…. super easy, yummie recipe Ana.. def gonna give it a try soon…. try adding milk cream diluted in water instead of milk… it makes the sauce super rich….. 🙂

    i hv tried with spring onion leaves.. but spinach is new to me.. good one.. 🙂

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