Spinach and mushroom pasta

spinach and mushroom pasta

A tasty healthy and vegetarian student pasta meal, with spinach, mushrooms and cream cheese.

For four people you’ll need…


To make 4 servings

  • Pasta 300 g
  • Olive oil 2 tbsps
  • Sliced mushrooms 250 g
  • Dried oregano 1 tsp
  • Vegetable stock 275 ml
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Cream cheese 6 tbsps
  • Spinach 200 g

How to make Spinach and mushroom pasta :

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of slightly salted boiling water according to the instructions on the packet. Drain the pasta when cooked, keeping 175ml of the water in a bowl to the side.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a large pan on a medium heat and cook the sliced mushrooms for about 8 minutes, stiring frequently until almost crisp.
  3. Stir in the stock, oregano and lemon juice and cook for a further 10 minutes, until the sauce is about half reduced.
  4. Stir in the cream cheese and spinach and cook on a medium-low heat for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add in the water you reserved from the cooked pasta, then stir well and season.
  6. Heat gently before serving with the pasta and enjoy!

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