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GRAPE TOMATO, OLIVE, and SPINACH PASTA PDF  | Print |
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Recipe: 8 ounces uncooked penne pasta /3 tsp olive oil/1/4 tsp crushed red pepper/3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved/1/2 cup vegetable broth/2 tablespoons chopped basil/handful of baby spinach/1/4 tsp sea salt/1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add pasta; cook 8 minutes or until al dente Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add red pepper and garlic and sauté 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, broth, salt, black pepper, and olives; cook 6 minutes or until tomatoes begin to break down, stirring occasionally. Add pasta and 1/2 cup reserved cooking liquid to pan; simmer 3 minutes. Stir in spinach and basil; cook 2 minutes or until greens wilt. Parmesan optional.

 
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