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Monday, October 28, 2013

Spinach Pasta with Walnuts

(Ispanakl─▒-Cevizli Makarna)

Spinach Pasta with Walnuts
2 servings of fusilli
2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp plain yogurt
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp red pepper paste

Half pkg (150 g) frozen chopped spinach (squeeze it with your hands to get rid of excess water)
1 small-size onion, sliced
2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp red pepper, powder
Salt
Pepper

Garnish:
2-3 tbsp walnuts, crumbled
1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Boil the pasta with salt water following the instructions on the package, drain. Toss the pasta with olive oil, yogurt, tomato and red pepper pastes.

Meanwhile, saute the onion with olive oil, salt and pepper for 3-4 minutes at medium heat in a large skillet. Stir the garlic until fragrant for about 30 seconds. Then, add the spinach and red pepper. Cook for 2-3 more minutes, turn the heat off.

Add the pasta and stir. Sprinkle some walnuts and feta cheese over the top. Serve immediately.

2 servings.

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5 Comments:

At 5:36 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Its going to be my favorite dish!

 
At 8:41 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi,
Is half the package 150g? Is that a typo? Thanks,Zeyneb

 
At 9:27 PM, Blogger Binnur said...


Thanks Zeyneb! It should be 150 g not 1500 g...I corrected it:)

 
At 8:41 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can I use fresh spinach for this recipe? Thank you for sharing.

 
At 10:14 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Sure, you can:)

 

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