Monday, September 26, 2011

Cheesy Spinach Farfalle



Farfalle or bow-tie pasta is my kids favourite shaped pasta. I prepared pasta today after a long time, needless to say that it was attacked when I had barely finished clicking the pictures. I was meaning to click some more pictures with shredded cheese on the top, however it was too late. Joel was back from school and he could wait no longer!

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Ingredients-
3 cups farfalle
1cup chopped spinach
1 onion chopped
2cloves garlic minced
1large tomato chopped
salt to taste
oregano
1tbs wholemeal flour
1/2cup shredded cheese
1tsp butter


Preparation-

  • Cook the farfalle in water al dente. Drain and keep aside. Reserve the water.
  • While the farfalle cooks heat oil in a pan, saute onions and minced garlic.
  • Add the chopped tomato, when half done add the chopped spinach. Add salt to taste.
  • Remove the mixed vegetables from the pan and melt butter. Add the wholemeal flour and lightly roast. Add the reserve water slowly to prepare a paste. Avoid lumps. Add some grated cheese to the sauce.
  • Add the cooked veggies to the sauce and mix well.
  • Lastly tip in the pasta, mix well and season with oregano.
  • Top with more shredded cheese if you like and serve hot.
  • Enjoy

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13 comments:

  1. I used to make white sauce with white flour- shall try with wheat flour like you recommend. Fab recipe Thank You !

    Cheers
    Sonia
    http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  2. wow delicious and yummy recipe,luks so tempting...

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  3. Wow this dish looks amazing! So bright and colorful with wonderful flavors, yum! :)

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  4. Cheesy Farfalle with spinach luks invitingly delicious.Will luv to try it soon.Thanks for sharing and dropping in.

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  5. We are big pasta eaters .. looks yummy.

    Vardhini
    Zesty Palette

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  6. wow..sounds divine..kudos to you dear..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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  7. HWoa, i belive this is lunch tomorrow. Looks great!

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  8. Wow, that looks great - I like the combination of vegetables, especially the spinach.

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  9. Shirley, this pasta dish looks delicious, spinach and cheese are just perfect together. Great for as weekday meal.
    Hope you are having a fantastic week :-)

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  10. Hi Shirley, This sounds so delicious and healthy so it's great that your kids like it. I have to try it out soon. Thanks for participating in September's YBR :) Sorry I'm so late in getting here.

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  11. I think adults would like this too!

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