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Beetroot Pasta

 

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Beetroot Pasta

For 2 people

Preparation time:  10 min, Cooking time:  20 min

Ingredients

  • 2 large cooked beetroots, peeled and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 250g spaghetti
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 125 ml thickened (heavy) cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Ricotta cheese, spring onion, green leaves and nuts to garnish

PREPARATION

  • Bring a pot of salted water to boil.
  • Add pasta.
  • Cook for 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain. Set aside. Reserve ¼ cup pasta water.
  • Place beetroots, garlic cloves and ¼ cup pasta water in a food processor. Processor a smooth paste. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add beetroot mixture. When warm, stir in cream. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add cooked pasta. Toss. If the pasta sauce is too thick, add more pasta water.
  • Garnish with ricotta, green leaves, nuts and sliced spring onion

 

Beetroot Pasta Sauce
For 2 people Preparation time:  10 min, Cooking time:  20 min
Ingrédients
  • * 2 large cooked beetroots peeled and diced
  • * 2 garlic cloves
  • * 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • * Salt and pepper
  • * 250g spaghetti
  • * 1 tbsp olive oil
  • * 125 ml thickened heavy cream
  • * Salt and pepper
  • * Ricotta cheese spring onion, green leaves and nuts to garnish
Instructions
  1. Bring a pot of salted water to boil.
  2. Add pasta.
  3. Cook for 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain. Set aside. Reserve ¼ cup pasta water.
  4. Place beetroots, garlic cloves and ¼ cup pasta water in a food processor. Processor a smooth paste. Set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add beetroot mixture. When warm, stir in cream. Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add cooked pasta. Toss. If the pasta sauce is too thick, add more pasta water.
  6. Garnish with ricotta, green leaves, nuts and sliced spring onion

 

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