Cheap Spinach & Ricotta Pasta

A cheaper alternative to a delicious iron-rich meal

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Step 1:

  • I found this works best using frozen spinach =]
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  • Step 3:

  • 1- Boil water for the pasta, add pasta and leave to cook according to the packaging. Meanwhile melt a small amount of butter in a pan and add 1 crushed clove of garlic, heat for a short while
  • Step 4:

  • 2- Add 50/75g of spinach per person to the butter. Heat until the spinach has thawed and heated through.
  • Step 5:

  • 3- Now add 1-2 triangles/2-3tbsp of cheese spread (I use darylea triangles) And continuously stir until the spread has liquified and mixed with the spinach, add a splash of milk to thin it slightly if required
  • Step 6:

  • 4- Season to taste, Salt, pepper and a little dried basil are good choices.
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  • 5- Drain the pasta and stir in the spinach mixture
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  • 6- Serve (Topped with cheese if you like)