Red sauce pasta with Spinach
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
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Red sauce pasta with spinach is a healthy pasta recipe with the goodness of spinach and tomatoes. Easy to make and yummy to eat.
  • 250 gm penne pasta
  • 1small onion
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 diced tomatoes
  • 2 tomatoes (paste)
  • 1 tsp tomato ketchup/chilli tomato sauce
  • ¼cup grated cheese
  • 200 gm fresh spinach
  • Chilli flakes (optional)
  • ½tsp dried oregano
  • Salt to taste
  1. Boil pasta in 4-5 cups of water and when done, drain it in cold water and keep aside.
  2. While pasta is cooking, chop the onions, tomatoes and mince the garlic.
  3. Take a pan and cook onion and garlic over medium heat until softened and transparent.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, and tomato sauce. Add little water. Cook it for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Now add oregano, red chili flakes, salt, to the pan with the onions and garlic. Mix it properly.
  6. Add the fresh and chopped spinach and gently mix it into the sauce until its cooked.
  7. Add the pasta and stir until it is well coated in the sauce. Top it up with grated cheese.
  8. Serve hot with garlic bread.
You can add cheese to the sauce to make creamy tomato sauce.
You can add other vegetables like corns, zucchini, and mushrooms etc.
Instead of using fresh tomatoes, you can use homemade pasta tomato sauce or even get from outside.
Recipe by Kreativemommy at