Creamy Spinach Basil Pasta Recipe
A delicious and healthy pasta recipe made with basil and spinach sauce and tossed with fusilli pasta.This is a simple and healthy way to incorporate vegetable into your pasta dishes. The sauce is creamy and goes really well with any pasta, you can even add veggies to add in an extra texture to the whole dish. Serve this delicious Pasta along with garlic bread for a weeknight dinner.
The Creamy Spinach Basil Pasta Recipe is a healthy way of incorporating spinach into a pasta dish. This healthy pasta recipe can be served to you kids in a lunch box or as dinner. You can also add in meats or seafood and create innovative ways to make the pasta.
Healthy, tasty and filling, Fusilli In Spinach Basil Sauce is a perfect recipe for your weekend dinners. Make this healthy Creamy Spinach Basil Pasta with garlic bread and a glass of wine and you are sorted.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pasta recipes such as :
- 2 cups Spinach Leaves (Palak) , washed & finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Basil leaves
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 2 cups Pasta Fusilli , of your choice
- Olive Oil , as required
- Red Chilli flakes , as required
- 1/4 cup Fresh cream
- 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese , grated
- Salt , as required
How to make Creamy Spinach Basil Pasta Recipe
To begin making the Spinach and Basil Pasta Recipe by boiling the pasta.
In a large pot, add water and bring it to a boil. Once the water has boiled, add a teaspoon of salt and a teaspoon of oil.
Add the pasta to the boiling water and let it sit in the boiling water until it is cooked. This process should take a good 12-15 minutes.
Once the pasta has cooked, drain the water and run the cooked pasta under running water to stop the cooking process.
Drizzle some oil on top of pasta and make sure to coat all of the pasta with the oil so that the pasta doesn't stick to each other.
*To make the sauce
Heat a sauce pan with some oil, saute the chopped garlic, onion and allow it to soften.
Add the spinach, basil and saute until the leaves cook.
Turn off the heat and once it cools, puree it along with cream and water.
*To make the pasta
Into a saucepan, add the cooked pasta, the spinach basil pasta sauce, salt and red chilli flakes to taste.
Give all the ingredients a good mix and turn off the flame. Spinach Basil Pasta is ready to be served.
Serve Spinach and Basil Pasta Recipe along with Garlic Bread for a weekend dinner.
A Sales & Marketing professional by the day and a masterchef by the night, Pooja has been able to give creative edge to various Indian and western recipes. To satisfy her culinary traveling and cooking learning needs, Pooja has traveled across the country from vibrant cities to remote villages and learn the taste of real India. This has enabled her to bring the authentic taste & flavor of india on to the plate but with a modern twist.