The Creamy Chicken-Style Spaghetti

by Anda Mtshemla

Anyone with tastebuds will agree that pasta is the greatest invention on this green earth. It’s simple to prepare and can be mixed with pretty much anything and still taste amazing. While pasta is easy to make, there are a few things to keep in mind if you really want to elevate your dish, like making sure to salt your water. And finishing your pasta in your sauce.

This recipe is perfect if you’re looking for a quick meal with very few ingredients. And I’ll show you a simple trick that’ll give you delicious, creamy pasta without having to add any complicated or expensive ingredients.

You Will Need:

250g spaghetti

1/3 cup salt

1 cup brown mushrooms, sliced

1 tsp garlic, minced

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1 cup vegetable broth

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 cups spinach

Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

Bring 4cups of water to a boil and add 1/3 cup of salt

Cook your spaghetti in boiling water for three quarters of the recommended cook time on the packaging, or until al dente

As the pasta cooks, add the oil to a saucepan then add your mushrooms and allow them to brown. Do not overcrowd the mushrooms

Once mushrooms have browned, add the garlic and stir it through

Sprinkle the flour evenly over the mushrooms and garlic then stir until everything is well coated

Add the broth slowly, making sure to continue stirring as you go

Add spinach to the sauce and stir until wilted

Lift your pasta noodles directly from the water and bring them to the sauce, making sure to add some of the pasta water into the sauce

Stir pasta through sauce and allow it to finish cooking in the sauce

Add salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately

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Saucy Spaghetti ready to enjoy

 

 

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