Macaroni with Spinach Sauce
Mac and Cheese is a favorite with Nehal. A couple of days ago, I made Macaroni in Spinach Sauce to boost the nutritional profile of this high calorie dish.
Macaroni with Spinach Sauce Recipe
Preparation: 30 mts
Serves 3-4 persons
3 cups boiled macaroni
2-3 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 bunch spinach, blanched, drained and chopped fine
2-3 tbsps grated cheese
1 1/2 tbsps butter
3/4 tbsp maida/flour
3/4 cup milk
freshly ground pepper to season
salt to taste
1 Cook macaroni in salted rapidly boiling water, add a tbsp of oil and cook until al dente, drain completely. Sprinkle a tbsp of olive oil and keep aside.
2 Heat butter in a vessel, add garlic and saute for a mt. Add maida and saute for 2-3 mts. Slowly add the milk and go on combining till it forms a creamy consistency. Add spinach, 2 tbsps grated cheese, salt and pepper to taste and mix.
3 Turn off heat. Garnish with grated cheese and serve warm.