budget recipes

Creamy spinach & prosciutto macaroni for $2.95 per serve

Creamy spinach & prosciutto macaroni for $2.95 per serve
Rate this Poor x x x x x Great
Current user rating by 1 users: x x x x x

Serving Size: Serves 4
Cooking time: Less than 60 minutes
Course: Lunch, Main
Favourite flavours: Pasta
Cooking method: fry
Season: All year round
Convenience: Budget, four or less

Creamy spinach & prosciutto macaroni for $2.95 per serve
INGREDIENTS

prosciutto, 4 thin slices off the bone (80g)
dried macaroni, 500g
butter, 60g
plain flour,
2 tablespoons
milk, 2 cups
grated tasty cheese,
½ cup
eggs, 2, lightly beaten
baby spinach, 60g
salad leaves, to serve
METHOD

  1. Heat a large frying pan on high. Fry prosciutto 2-3 minutes, turning, until crisp. Break into pieces and set aside.

  2. Cook pasta following packet instructions.

  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter on medium. Stir in flour and cook 1 minute. Remove pan from heat. Gradually add milk, stirring, until smooth. Return to medium heat, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens. Simmer 3 minutes. Mix in cheese and season to taste.

  4. Drain pasta well, returning to pan with sauce, egg and spinach. Toss well. Serve topped with prosciutto, and with a leafy side salad.



comments powered by Disqus

VIDEOS

PHOTOS

ARTICLES

Today's top 5

Princess Charlene hides gender of babies from Prince Albert! It looks like pregnant Princess Charlene has no intentions of giving away the sex of her royal babies. Ian Thorpe breaks his silence on Ricky Martin relationship rumours Ian Thorpe has broken his silence on his relationship with singer Ricky Martin. Monarchy bombshell: Duchess Catherine to be Queen! It’s the British royal shake-up that will go down in history, as the royals put together top-secret plans to crown Duchess as the new Queen, sooner rather than later. Lose 5 kilos in 2 weeks: Day 14 Want to know how to lose five kilos in two weeks? Elle Macpherson's trainer James Duigan shows you how! Spain's Duchess of Alba dies at 88 Spain’s most well-known and richest aristocrat, the Duchess of Alba, has died at the age of 88 in Seville.
Who wore it best?
One outfit, two celebrities. Who wore it best? You decide!