Spaghetti with chard and mustard cream sauce

    35 min

    A great vegetarian meal of pasta, chard and tomatoes in a creamy mustard sauce. Delicious and healthy!

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    Serves: 2 

    • 250g chard, rinsed and dried
    • 40g butter
    • 1/2 onion, chopped
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 250g spaghetti
    • 150ml single cream
    • 3 to 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
    • grated Parmesan cheese, to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Seperate the chard leaves and stalks and finely dice the thin stalks. Discard the thick part of the stalks and coarsely chop the chard leaves.
    2. Melt 20g butter in a deep frying pan and cook and stir the onions, garlic and chard stalks until soft. Add the chard leaves and the rest of the butter, then cover the pan and cook for 8 to 10 minutes until chard is soft and wilted.
    3. Meanwhile bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil and cook spaghetti according to directions on the package, or until al dente.
    4. In a small bowl mix cream and mustard and season with salt and pepper. Add the mixture to the chard and simmer for a few minutes.
    5. Add tomatoes, cover and cook for another 5 minutes. Add nutmeg and taste test, adjusting seasoning if necessary.
    6. Drain pasta and combine with the vegetables and sauce in the frying pan. Serve immediately with Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.

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    This was wonderful! Full disclosure, I did use Maille horseradish Dijon which I’m sure added an extra kick and I didn’t have spaghetti, so rotini it was! My only comment on the recipe is that the listed cooking times were a tad long. I had the pan ingredients cooked by the time the pasta was done, so total time was about 12 minutes. I added the pasta and covered to allow flavour to coat noodles for about four minutes before serving. Delish!  -  26 Jan 2019  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    this was the best recipe with chard I've ever eaten! so so so good  -  06 Aug 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)