A nice summer dish. Whether it is a lunch, light dinner or side dish.
Tomato & Spinach Pasta
1 TB. olive oil
1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes (1 1/2 – 2 c.)
2 garlic cloves, minced
6 oz. fresh spinach
3 c. penne pasta (uncooked)
1/2 a lemon, juiced (IF not a juicy lemon, use the whole lemon)
3/4 c. fresh Parmesan cheese
salt & pepper to taste
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Heat the olive oil in a skillet and add the tomatoes, cook till the tomatoes begin to “pop” ~ the skins will crack a bit. Add the minced garlic and saute´ a minute.
Add the spinach to the tomato mixture (spinach will wilt a bit) and the pasta, heat through. Stir in the lemon juice, Parmesan and salt & pepper. Heat through and serve.
A great side dish to serve with grilled chicken or fish. A nice way to use your gardens lovely red gems…..