Indian Spaghetti Recipe with Leek & Curried Pea Sauce

Indian Spaghetti Recipe with Leek & Curried Pea Sauce

Pro Tip: With the right pasta sauce, it’s easy to sneak vegetables and nutrients into any pasta recipe.

Mint and Madras curry powder give this light Indian spaghetti recipe pops of delicious flavor. It's a good spaghetti dish to introduce yourself to fusion pasta recipes and feed your family the best nutrients and ingredients! Open your mind and taste buds with this vegetarian pasta tonight!

Vegetarian Spaghetti with Leek & Curried Pea Sauce

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time:  15 minutes

1 box Barilla® Spaghetti
2 tablespoons butter
1 bunch leeks, white and light green parts only, halved, cleaned and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons Madras curry powder
2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth
1 pkg. (1 lb.) frozen peas, thawed
2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
kosher salt and ground black pepper, to taste

1. Melt butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add leeks; cook 3 to 5 min. or until translucent, stirring frequently. Stir in curry powder; cook 30 seconds. Add broth; bring to boil. Remove from heat.
2. Pour into blender container. Add peas and mint. Blend until smooth. 
3. Cook spaghetti pasta as directed on package. Drain; return to pot. Add pea mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well.

Serving Suggestion: Garnish each serving with a fresh mint sprig.

 Photo Credit: Lou Manna

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