One Pot Spaghetti

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Confession time, I hate making a ‘spag bowl’. Why? Well making the spaghetti separate to the sauce is a laborious job both because of timings and I never really get the sauce to mix well with the spaghetti once plated. But I got enlightened watching one of my many YouTube food gods. When I saw that title “How to make… One Pan Pasta” . My heart skilled a small but monumental beat. I sat there thinking of course! How have I not thought of this yet? It’s simple, quick and the sauce becomes one with the pasta. Of course me being me I had to modify some of the ingredients to make it more appealing to my taste buds. That’s the beauty if this recipe it’s so easy to make it yours.

 

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Wholegrain Spaghetti, 200g)
  • Cherry Tomatoes, 200g
  • Spinach, fresh, 100g
  • Garlic, 3 clove
  • Chilli red, 20g
  • Basil, 10 leaves
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 2 tbsp
  • Okra, 80g
  • Red Onions, 1 medium
  • Pepper, black, 1 dash
  • Salt, 1 dash
  • Paprika, 1 tsp
  • 600ml of Vegetable stock

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Method:

  1. Place the tomatoes, onion, garlic, chilli and okra across the base of a large pot. Arrange the spaghetti in the centre of the pot and pour over the olive oil and 600ml of vegetable stock

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  1. Place the pot over a medium high heat and bring the contents of the pot to the boil. Stir the pasta regularly and cook for about 9 minutes until it’s cooked and the liquid has nearly evaporated creating a sauce.

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  1. Remove the pot from heat and stir though the spinach and basil. Season with sea salt and ground black pepper to serve.

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Nutritional benefits:

  • Low in saturated fats: These are the fats that are prone to increase the amount of fat around your muscles.
  • Low in salt: Keeping that blood pressure down!
  • High in protein: You won’t be worrying where to get your protein from with this dish

 

 

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