This is almost a weekly meal chez nous – it’s a fast and fantastic meal – wholesome and complete. The Spinach complements the pasta in every way, as we are all well aware, and through in some garlic into it and it takes it to the next level!
Ingredients for -4-6 good eaters
1 pack angel hair pasta
1 can of diced tomatoes or about 4 ripe tomatoes pureed
2 cups of homemade or store bought Arabiatta sauce
1 family pack of frozen chopped spinach
2-3 cloves each for the sauce and the spinach (so 6 in all)
2-3 tsp of olive oil
Cayenne pepper to taste (crushed)
Whole pepper to taste (freshly ground)
½ Italian seasoning
In a deep pot, boil the pasta using ½ tsp of oil and some salt
Drain and keep
Heat 1 tsp of olive oil in another deep pan.
Sauté the garlic and the peppers
Add the tomato sauce/puree and allow it to boil
Sprinkle the seasoning per taste
Bring to bubbling boil and stop
Your pasta is done when you mix the drained pasta into the freshly made sauce
Cook the spinach on stove top (fresh) or microwave to thaw the frozen
In a tsp of oil sauté the garlic and some crushed cayenne peppers.
Salt to taste
Top with freshly grated Parmagiana before serving
Serve hot as side with pasta