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Delicious pasta

Recipe from: 1/11/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 11
Servings 4


  • 500
    screw noodles
  • 1
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 1
    red pepper, seeded and diced
  • 250
    large fresh brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 250
    ham, sliced
  • 300
    spinach (hard stems removed), finely chopped
  • 100
    chicken stock
  • 410
    Nestlé Ideal Evaporated Milk
  • 15
    cornflour, blended with a little water to form a smooth paste (optional)
  • salt and pepper
  • grated Cheddar cheese for sprinkling


Cook the noodles in rapidly boiling salted water until soft. Drain well and set aside. Sauté; the garlic and red pepper in a little oil until glossy. Add the mushrooms and stir-fry until most of the liquid has evaporated. Add the ham and spinach and mix. Reduce the heat and add the stock and evaporated milk. Simmer until the sauce comes to the boil and thickens slightly. Alternatively, thicken the mixture with the cornflour paste. Season with salt and pepper and spoon over the noodles. Sprinkle with cheese.

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