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Fresh Pea and Spinach Sauce over Spaetzl

 

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Recipe

Fresh Pea and Spinach Sauce over Spaetzl

I recently had some fresh peas from my CSA and my 8 year old son decided he was going to make dinner. Of course he did need a lot of help, but this sauce was all his and it was absolutely delicious on the spaetzl. I can only imagine it on many other foods and it really retained the fresh pea flavor.

Times

  • Ready Time : 0 min

Servings

4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh peeled English peas
  • 1/2 cup fresh leave spinach
  • about 1 tablespoon white wine
  • about 1 tablespoon mascarpone
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Mix peas and spinach leaves in a food processor with a little white wine to get it moving.  Once it is mostly pureed remove to a bowl and mix in a tablespoon of Mascarpone.  Stir well and mix with fresh hot spaetzl. Top with parmesan and/or fresh ground pepper if desired.

Here is our spaetzl recipe.

Spaetzl is a type of German egg noodle.  It is much easier to make than any other pasta especially if you have a potato ricer.

About Tamar Genger MA, RD

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Tamar lives in New York and is the mother of three amazing children, a Registered Dietitian, professor of Nutrition, and as you can probably guess, a foodie! Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate! Find more on Google

 

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6 Responses to Fresh Pea and Spinach Sauce over Spaetzl

  1. My gosh, this looks fabulous, fast, and easy. Thank you!

  2. This sounds delicious. It might be a good idea to explain (for the people who don’t know) what spaetzl is. I learned to make it at the center for kosher culinary arts where my husband and I enjoyed a couples night out.

  3. This really looks great! thanks for posting :)

  4. avatar says: hindyg

    Nice! I love spaetzle! It’s fun and easy to make. Would love to try this out!

  5. I made a variation of this last night, substituting frozen peas for fresh and wide egg noodles from the freezer section for the spaetzl. These two substitutions made the meal fast, easy, and mess-free. The results were delicious!

    • Thanks so much for this review, I love having this easy alternative for people and it sounds like a perfect one. I am so glad you liked it too.

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