This is my go-to pasta dish when I’m tired, I don’t really want to cook, but I want something satisfying and healthy. Pasta with Sautéed Spinach and Garlic can be prepared in 20 minutes (as long as you are cooking the pasta as you prep), has an easy clean up and is super delicious! This recipe also lends itself to lots of creativity as you can saute other veggies with the garlic and spinach such as red peppers, cherry tomatoes, onion, broccoli, zucchini or mushrooms. I like it without tomato sauce, but you can add some sauce as well.
Pasta with Sautéed Spinach and Garlic
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- Difficulty Level Easy
- (4.6 /5)
- 12 ratings
- 1/2 pound uncooked spaghetti
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 10 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 teaspoons oregano, dried
- 1 teaspoon basil, dried
- 10 ounces fresh spinach, stems removed
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- Salt and Pepper, to taste
- Grated Parmesan
- Cook spaghetti according to directions. Drain.
- Sauté garlic, oregano, and basil in olive oil on medium heat for 1 minute. Add spinach. Sauté for 3 minutes or until spinach is cooked down. Turn off heat and mix in balsamic vinegar
- In a serving bowl, toss pasta with oil and spinach mixture.
- Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.
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