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Take some fresh spinach leaves from the garden, the finest Italian cheese, pasta of course and you get…. a heavenly creamy vegetarian pasta dish in no time! Bravissimo! Let’s get started….
Delicious pasta with a fresh cream of spinach and ricotta cheese
- 400 g spaghetti
- 300 g ricotta cheese
- 400 g leaf spinach
- 100 g parmesan cheese (shop here)
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 red onion
- olive oil extra virgin
- 1 pinch nutmeg
- salt to taste
- pepper to taste
- Bring a pot of well-salted water to a boil and cook the spaghetti in it until al dente.
- Meanwhile, thoroughly wash and dry the spinach leaves. Peel and dice the onion. Heat some olive oil in a large pan and briefly sauté the peeled garlic and the diced onion. Add the spinach and cook for a few minutes with the lid on.
- Remove the garlic, put the cooked spinach in the cup of the hand blender and blend well.
- Return the resulting spinach puree to the pan, add the ricotta and some boiling pasta water, mix everything well and simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes.
- Then add the grated parmesan, season with a little nutmeg, salt and pepper and mix well. If the sauce is not creamy enough, add some more pasta water.
- Once the pasta is ready, drain it and then add it directly to the spinach ricotta sauce in the pan and mix everything thoroughly.
- Finally, arrange on deep plates, sprinkle with grated parmesan and serve hot!Buon appetito!
Calories: 197.5kcal (10%)Carbohydrates: 24.6g (8%)Protein: 8.9g (18%)Fat: 6.5g (10%)
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