28 March 2013

Spinach Spaghetti with Sun-dried Tomato

I actually cook lot of spaghetti at home because this is one of Gabriel's favorite food. He loves to have spaghetti with carbonara sauce, but today I twist my recipe a bit to let him try sun-dried tomato which I bought from Costco the other day. Surprise, surprise, he ate the spaghetti without carbonara sauce...of course Gabriel didn't take the basil :D

It has been some time since I join any bake-a-long or cooking with a theme, I'm submitting this post to Little Thumbs Up which hosted by Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids and Mui Mui from My Little Favourite DIY. The theme of the this month is tomato.

Is lovely to know we are eating lot of vegetables!

Recipe from Ah Tze's kitchen play

2 tbsp olive oil
300g angel-hairs spaghetti pasta
a few leaves of fresh basil from my garden
1 big tomato, diced
2 tbsp can bought sliced sun dried tomatoes in olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 medium carrot, sliced
some english spinach, washed and drained
50 ml water
1/2 tsp parsley flakes
1/2 tsp salt

1. Boil water and add 1 tsp of salt in water, place spaghetti in boiling water, cook as according to the packet direction. Drain well.
2. Heat oil in a large pan, add garlic and onion, still fry for a few mins. add carrot. Stir fry for 2 mins. add spinach and diced tomato and water, stir fry over medium heat for 3-4 mins. until the carrot turn soft. Add sun dried tomato and stir fry for another min.
3. Add spaghetti and salt to pan and toss to combine evenly. Garnish with fresh basil and parsley flakes, serve warm.  


  1. That is a beautiful and delicious looking plate of spaghetti!

  2. Hi Tze, I want to give two thumbs up for this lovely spaghetti! Look so delicious and healthy!

  3. There is never a time that we would turn down spaghetti.. Love this version!

  4. hi tze, i like how colourful your pasta dish is..very appealing to me!!

  5. Feel so good when our kids start to appreciate new dish right?

  6. Thank you everyone for the lovely comments!


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