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Lemon Tomato and Spinach Pasta

Written By Surbhi Ahluwalia on Friday, November 7, 2014 | November 07, 2014

Pasta has always been one of my favorites and I love to experiment wit it by adding different veggies . This time I made it with Spinach , Tomato and Lemon  and it tastes just heavenly in case you like tomatoes and Spinach :)  and wit a dash of lemon..its amazing. so do try and let me know your comments .



Ingredients :- 

For the tomato Spinach sauce:-
  1. 500 g or 2 cups pasta, cooked and drained 
  2. 2 teaspoons of  oil
  3. 4 - 5 cloves of garlic, chopped finely /crushed
  4. 4 cups of Tomatoes finely chopped 
  5. 2 cups baby spinach
  6. 1 tsp of oregano
  7. 1 tsp chili flakes
  8. 1 tsp of powdered black pepper
  9. 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  10. salt as per taste
  11. 1/2 cup water
For the pasta:
  1. 200/250 gms of Pasta
  2. 3 or 4 cups water
  3. salt


Method :- 
To make the  pasta:


  1. Boil the water in a pan,add the pasta and cook for 6-7 minutes.Strain the water and reserve the pasta.

To make the Tomato Spinach sauce:
  1. Heat the oil in a pan.add the crushed garlic and fry for a minute or two.Add the chopped tomatoes now and saute them till they become soft.
  2. Now add all the herbs, salt and pepper and mix it with the rest of the tomatoes.Add Spinach and half cup of water  to the mixture and mix it well.
  3. Saute the tomatoes and spinach  till they the entire mixture becomes one. this will take about 15 -20 mins on a low flame. keep on stirring in after couple of minutes till the tomatoes are cooked.
  4. Add Pasta to this mixture and mix it well.
  5. Serve it hot with a dash of Lemon.
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