Chef’s Nectar Special,”Goat Cheese Spaghetti”


Goat Cheese Spaghetti

Ingredients for making the spaghetti

  • 200 gms spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper
  • 20 gms asparagus
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated pecorino cheese, plus more for serving
  • 4 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled (1 cup)
  • 2 tbsp beet juice

Method of making

Step 1    

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the spaghetti until it is al dente. Drain the spaghetti well, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water. after boiling just drizzled it with beet juice to make it blood red.

Step 2    

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper and cook over moderate heat until the garlic is tender, about 3 minutes. Add the asparagus, season with salt and pepper and cook over moderately high heat until the asparagus begin to tenders, about 2 minutes. Add the spinach and cook until wilted, about 2 minutes.

Please Note

I have separated sauteed/cooked spinach with goat cheese, and decorate with beetroot colored spaghetti.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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