Looking for a delicious dinner idea for your family? Serve up a bowl of creamy, dreamy pasta!
Modern Spice Pantry Chef & Top Chef Just Desserts’ cheftestant Malika Ameen has shared a tasty recipe for fettuccine with lemon cream and spinach.
While the Chicago-based pastry chef/restaurateur and single mom of three specializes in creative recipes that feature spices in unconventional ways – this pasta dish is sure to be enjoyed by even the pickiest eater!
- 1 ½ cups heavy cream
- ¾ lbs. dried fettuccine
- ½ lbs. chopped spinach leaves
- zest of 1 lemon
- juice of 1 lemon
- butter, at room temperature
- 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
- salt and pepper to taste
In a small saucepan on medium high heat, bring cream and grated lemon zest to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until reduced to 1 cup. Set aside.
Boil fettucine according to package direction approximately 10- 11 minutes. Drain, and return back to the pan. Immediately add spinach, lemon infused cream, and parmesdan cheese.
Add lemon juice and season with salt, pepper, and grated nutmeg. Serve immediately.