Spinach and cheese pasta

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 300g - spaghetti
  • 125ml - cream cheese
  • 200g - baby spinach, rinsed
  • - pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 5ml - lemon zest
  • - fresh basil
  • 3 - rounds creamy feta, crumbled
  • 125ml - grated hard cheese such as Parmesan, pecorino or Gruyère
Method

1. Bring a pot of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta until al dente. While the pasta is cooking, melt the cream cheese with a splash of boiling water (use some from the pasta pot) in a pan and stir in the spinach. Fry until the spinach leaves are just wilted.

2. Season the spinach with cayenne pepper and lemon zest and stir in the rest of the cheese. Remove from the heat and add the cooked pasta to the sauce. Season lightly with salt (the cheese will determine how much you need). Mix well and serve immediately with basil and freshly-ground pepper

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