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This creamy pasta sauce is a tasty side for 4-6 people. You can easily substitute your favorite ingredients. Baby spinach is a favorite in our household and the richness of the sun-dried tomatoes is absorbed into the sauce.

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

 3 tbsp butter, unsalted
 0.50 cup sun-dried tomatoes
 1.20 oz baby spinach, shreaded
 0.75 cup cream
 1 tsp garlic, minced
 ½ tsp basil
 1 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
 9 oz fettuccine
 1.50 cups chicken stock
 2 tbsp corn starch

1

Melt 1 tbsp butter in non stick pan add garlic and simmer for about 1 minute until fragrant

2

Add spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, oregano, basil and red pepper flakes.

3

Stir until spinach is wilted then set aside in bowl for later

4

Melt remaining 2 tbsp of butter and add corn starch
simmer until lightly browned, about 1 minute.

5

Gradually whisk in chicken broth then cream until both are incorporated Sauce should be thickening through this process

6

Add the spinach sun-dried tomato mix and stir regularly

7

Do not boil the sauce! Keep it on low or med-low.

8

Stir in pasta until well combined 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 39mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 37g13%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 8g16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 3 tbsp butter, unsalted
 0.50 cup sun-dried tomatoes
 1.20 oz baby spinach, shreaded
 0.75 cup cream
 1 tsp garlic, minced
 ½ tsp basil
 1 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
 9 oz fettuccine
 1.50 cups chicken stock
 2 tbsp corn starch

Directions

1

Melt 1 tbsp butter in non stick pan add garlic and simmer for about 1 minute until fragrant

2

Add spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, oregano, basil and red pepper flakes.

3

Stir until spinach is wilted then set aside in bowl for later

4

Melt remaining 2 tbsp of butter and add corn starch
simmer until lightly browned, about 1 minute.

5

Gradually whisk in chicken broth then cream until both are incorporated Sauce should be thickening through this process

6

Add the spinach sun-dried tomato mix and stir regularly

7

Do not boil the sauce! Keep it on low or med-low.

8

Stir in pasta until well combined 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Sun-dried Tomato Spinach Pasta