Easy Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta

Posted by Wild Ayanda on

This is such a quick, easy and delicious meal for your family and perfect for your little ones. A very affordable meal which goes a long way, and is perfect for lunch or dinner! 

Prep: 5-10 mins

Cook: 20 mins

Serves: Family of 4

Suitable From: 6 months + 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp of dried basil
  • 400g can of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 300g bag of Spinach
  • Fresh plum tomatoes halved 
  • 500g bag of Penne Pasta (or try Fuseli for another baby led weaning option) 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a small saucepan, add the olive oil and sauté the red bell pepper until soft.
  2. Add the garlic and basil, and stir through. 
  3. Add the can of chopped tomatoes and heat until bubbling, then reduce heat to simmer.  Add spinach and fresh plum tomatoes and cover the saucepan to wilt spinach. 
  4. In a separate saucepan add the pasta and enough water to cover. Bring to the boil and reduce the heat. Leave to boil for 10-15 minutes to ensure pasta is soft and cooked well.
  5. Drain pasta and add to the sauce. Stir through and it's ready to serve. 

 Extra

  • Puree the sauce if weaning with a handheld blender (can leave this step if your kids are older or baby led weaning) 
  • Ensure you leave to cool before serving to your little ones. 

 

Serve up & enjoy! 

Easy Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta Posted by Wild Ayanda on May 17, 2021  This is such a quick, easy and delicious meal for your family and perfect for your little ones. A very affordable meal which goes a long way, and is perfect for lunch or dinner!   Prep: 5-10 mins  Cook: 20 mins  Serves: Family of 4  Suitable From: 6 months +


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  • Love the recipe

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