Spinach Pasta Recipe


This vibrant spinach pasta recipe combines the earthy flavor of spinach with the comforting texture of pasta, creating a delightful and nutritious meal. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a cozy weekend meal, this dish is sure to satisfy your cravings and impress your family and friends.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces (about 225g) spinach pasta
  • 4 cups (about 120g) fresh spinach leaves, washed and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for serving (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook the spinach pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside, reserving about 1/4 cup of the pasta cooking water.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes (if using), and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Add the chopped spinach to the skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until wilted, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the cooked spinach pasta to the skillet, along with the reserved pasta cooking water. Toss everything together until well combined, and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  5. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the spinach pasta hot, garnished with grated Parmesan cheese if desired.

Enjoy your delicious and nutritious spinach pasta!

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