Monday, February 6, 2012

Simple Spinach & Red Pepper Pasta

Know What You Eat:Simple Tasty and Filling...Spinach and Red bell pepper pasta, is easy and fast to cook, with ingredients we all love, you can incorporate sun dried tomatoes to this recipe, and / or addition of Feta cheese would totally make this super yummy and extremely kid friendly.Use of whole grain pasta for even a healthier dinner idea.

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Ingredients: 
  •     2 C cooked whole grain Penne pasta
  •     1/2 medium Onion; chopped
  •     3 cloves Garlic; minced, more or less to taste
  •     2 Tbsp Olive oil
  •     1 tsp dry Basil; (or 2 Tbsp fresh, chopped)
  •     1 medium Red bell pepper; or yellow or green pepper, cut into strips
  •     10 ounces Fresh spinach; coarsely chopped
  •     1 tsp Salt; or to taste
  •     Freshly ground Pepper to taste
  •     Rennet free Parmesan cheese; to taste (optional)
Preparation: 
  1. Cook the pasta and drain as per your packet information.
  2. Heat the oil over medium high heat, and cook the onion, garlic and basil until the onion is tender.
  3. Add the pepper strips and cook for 3 minutes longer.
  4. Stir in the spinach. Heat for another minute, until warmed through.
  5. Toss with the pasta, and add salt and pepper.
  6. Top with | without Parmesan cheese (leave out for vegan version).
     

17 comments:

Sumi said...

love these simple pasta recipes.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious and healthy recipe...yumm

Charu Srivastava said...

yummy and healthy tooo !!!

Kalyani said...

pasta look healthy and delicious ......

Archana said...

I love this. Will make it for sure.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Simply yummy looking pasta. Delicious preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Neha said...

PASTA LOOKS VERY YUMMY...

Vrinda said...

Lov this combo,looks fab...

divya said...

mouthwatering...delicious recipe..

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

yummy pasta... i love the spinach in it...looks great !

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Colorful looking pasta. Nice recipe, healthy one. Yum!

Rekha shoban said...

healthy pasta...thanks for sharing this yummy recipe!

Nupur said...

Seems so simple yet fascinating. I love Pasta with spinach, adding peppers must have given wonderful flavours .. :)

Pari said...

Quick, simple and healthy pasta.


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Spandana said...

I love the flavors and the colors!!!

Poornima Nair said...

Lovely pasta dish!! Sounds delicious!!

Kanan Patel said...

simple and delicious pasta recipe.

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