SPINACH AND SARDINE MACARONI

A quick pasta meal fills with healthy green and omega-3 fatty acids. This spinach and sardine macaroni is BLW and kid-friendly. An ideal 20 minutes meal to serve your family from start to finish!

SPINACH AND SARDINE MACARONI

Looking for an easy and nutritious dinner recipe for your family? Save this spinach and sardine recipe that’s suitable for baby, toddler and your beloved family. This recipe is quick, fuss-free and on the table in less than 20 minutes!

OK, let’s talk about the main ingredients in this recipe. Macaroni (carb), spinach (green) and sardine (protein) – tick all the boxes of your daily dietary requirement. This pasta recipe is easy enough to make uses mostly pantry ingredients. It is also super healthy and nutritious. You get your vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, fibre and source of energy all in one bowl.

Seriously, who doesn’t want a yummy and nourishing power meal like this? I’m absolutely loving it and my kids lick their bowl! If you love carb and seafood like me, then this recipe is for you!

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Looking for others spinach recipe? Check out EASY SPINACH AND HAM QUICHE, HOMEMADE SPINACH NOODLES RECIPE and BABY FRIENDLY GREEN SPINACH PANCAKE WITH DISCARD SOURDOUGH.

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INGREDIENTS TO MAKE SPINACH AND SARDINE MACARONI

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Macaroni pasta

Fresh baby spinach

Canned sardine in tomato sauce

Olive oil

Onion

Garlic

Shredded cheese (I’m using cheddar)

Salt and pepper to taste

HOW TO MAKE SPINACH AND SARDINE MACARONI

Bring a pot of salt water to boil, cook macaroni according to packet instruction, about 8-10 minutes.

Meanwhile, add washed baby spinach with water in the blender and blend until puree and smooth.

Heat up 2 tbsp of olive oil in a pan, sauté and cook chopped onion for 1-2 minutes. Add minced garlic and cook for a further 30 seconds.

Add spinach puree into the pan and on low heat simmer for 2 minutes.

Add cooked macaroni and stir to combine. Add shredded cheese and cook until the cheese is just melt.

Add tomato sardine and do a quick final stir until the sardine is warm enough. Add 1/4 cup of pasta water if desired. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm and enjoy!

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RECIPE

A quick pasta meal fills with healthy green and omega-3 fatty acids. This spinach and sardine macaroni is BLW and kid-friendly. An ideal 20 minutes meal to serve your family from start to finish!



SPINACH AND SARDINE MACARONI
Prep time: 5 minutescooking time: 15 minutesserve: 4

INGREDIENTS:

– 1 packet, 500g macaroni
– 300g baby spinach
– 1 1/4 cup water
– 250g canned sardine in tomato sauce
– 2 tbsp olive oil
– 1 medium onion, finely chopped
– 3 cloves garlic, minced
– 1/2 cup shredded cheese
– salt and pepper to taste




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INSTRUCTIONS

– Bring a pot of salt water to boil, cook macaroni according to packet instruction, about 8-10 minutes.

– Meanwhile, add washed baby spinach with water in the blender and blend until puree and smooth.

– Heat up a tbsp of olive oil in a pan, sauté and cook chopped onion for 1-2 minutes until fragrance. Add minced garlic and cook for a further 30 seconds.

– Add spinach puree into the pan and on low heat simmer for 2 minutes.

– Add cooked macaroni and stir to combine. Add shredded cheese and cook until the cheese is just melt.

– Add tomato sardine and do a quick final stir until the sardine is warm enough. Add 1/4 cup of pasta water if desired. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm and enjoy!

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