Introduction: Cherry Tomato Spinach Pasta

Cherry Tomato Spinach Pasta Recipe:

Cherry Tomato Spinach Pasta Recipe:

  • 2 cups dried pasta shells
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cups chopped spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Fresh basil leaves (about 3)
  • Pinch of salt

Recipe Directions:   In a large pot bring water to a boil (make sure water covers the noodles) add salt and noodles. Cook the noodles until they are tender but not mushy.

While noodles are boiling, place a skillet on low to medium heat add olive oil. Cut up garlic and cherry tomatoes and place into skillet and let simmer. Add salt, black pepper, and basil leaves.

Let the tomatoes simmer until you see juices; place spinach in the skillet and let simmer on low for 5 minutes (you want some of the water from the spinach to boil down). Drain pasta and add to the skillet and a pinch of salt; stir in your favorite toppings and serve hot.