Spinach, Corn, And Cream Cheese Pasta

Prep: 5 mins – Cook: 15 mins – Total: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 400 gms uncooked pasta
  • 1.5 cups cream cheese
  • 1 cup chopped spinach fresh/ frozen
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels canned/ frozen
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes adjust as per taste
  • Salt & pepper as per taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Water to cook pasta

Directions

  1. Cook pasta al dente, as per instructions given on its packet. Before draining, store 2 cups of pasta water.
  2. Put cream cheese in a bowl, add pasta water (around 1/4 cup at a time), and whisk until a smooth creamy mixture gets ready.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add minced garlic and saute for about a minute.
  4. Add corn kernel, chili flakes, salt, and pepper. Saute until the corn gets cooked.
  5. Next, add spinach and saute until the leaves get wilted.
  6. Add cream cheese mix and cook while continuously stirring for around 2 minutes or until a nice smooth creamy sauce gets formed.
  7. Finally, add cooked pasta and mix until everything gets combined. Add more pasta water or cream/ milk if the sauce is too thick.
  8. Garnish with some freshly ground pepper and chili flakes. Enjoy!

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