Making half your plate vegetables is a great way to boost the overall nutrition and fibre in your meal. But to some, half a plate of vegetables is just VERY overwhelming. So if getting extra vegetables on your plate is a challenge then this recipe is for you!
This recipe beautifully “hides” it’s healthy spinach inside a pasta layer.The spinach also helps to “bulk” up the pasta, meaning that for the same sized serving you are eating less pasta than you think and more veggies adding up to less overall calories. (Sorry that I ruined the surprise!)
2 good handfuls of whole wheat (or regular) spaghetti
2 cups boiling water
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp fresh chopped parsley, basil, cilantro
1 clove garlic chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp lemon juice
AS MUCH SPINACH AS YOU WANT!!!!
1. Place pot on the stove with boiling water. Add pasta and turn down to simmer
2. While the pasta is boiling mix the remaining ingredients (excluding spinach) in a cup and stir
3. When the pasta is done drain using a colander and return to pot over lowest heat
4. Add spinach and dressing to pot and stir gently to mix in dressing and slowly wilt spinach!