Dr Oz: Should You Rinse Pasta?
Dr Oz had a blast debunking some of the biggest food myths and then he wanted to end his show by debunking the biggest food myth on the internet. To help him reveal what it is, he welcomed YouTube sensation, the Domestic Geek, Sara Lynn Cauchon. She has more than a million subscribers who love her weekly healthy meal videos.
The number one most popular myth on the web is that you should rinse your pasta after you cook. The truth is that pasta is full of starches that help your sauce adhere to the pasta. So stop rinsing your pasta after you cook it!
Dr Oz: How To Make Healthy, Creamy Pasta
Dr Oz also shared that a creamy pasta sauce doesn’t have to be loaded with fat and calories. Sara Lynn’s Creamy Mushroom Pasta proves that isn’t the case!
We’ve got that tasty recipe for you on the following page.
Dr Oz: The Domestic Geek One Pot Creamy Mushroom Pasta Recipe Ingredients
- 1 yellow onion – sliced thin
- 2 cloves garlic – minced
- 1 lb farfalle pasta
- 2 C milk
- 1 C frozen peas
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 lb crimini mushrooms – sliced thin
- 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
- 2 C mushroom broth
- 4 C baby spinach
- salt and pepper
The Domestic Geek: Dr Oz One Pot Creamy Mushroom Pasta Recipe Directions
- In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat
- Add mushrooms and onion and sauce for 5-6 minutes, until soft
- Add thyme and garlic and cook for another 30 seconds
- Add the broth, farfalle, and milk, then bring the mixture to a simmer
- Cook over medium heat, stirring every two minutes, for about 15 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed and the pasta is done
- Stir in the spinach and peas
- Cook for another two minutes then season with salt and pepper