Spaghetti With Creamy Spinach and Tarragon

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“Cream cheese melts in the heat of the pasta to form the sauce. The fresh spinach gives it a delicate flavor. Serve it with some warm garlic bread and salad.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Remove any tough stems from the spinach.
  2. In a large frying pan, melt the butter over medium-low heat.
  3. Add scallions and tarragon and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the spinach and salt and stir until wilted.
  5. Simmer until the liquid evaporates from the spinach about 5 minutes.
  6. Cook spaghetti in salted water, until just done, about 12 minutes.
  7. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water.
  8. Drain spaghetti and toss with 3/4 cup of the pasta water, spinach mixture, cream cheese, parsley, Parmesan, and pepper.
  9. If the sauce seems too thick, add more of the reserved pasta water.

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