Cheesy Spinach Pasta

Cheesy Spinach Pasta - A quick dinner when you need something fast!

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins
Spinach
 3 tbsp Olive Oil
 3 oz Baby Spinach
 4 Cloves of Garlic
 Salt & Pepper
Misc.
 ½ lb Spaghetti
 Water
 ¼ cup Olive Oil
 1 Lemon
 ½ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
 ½ cup Shredded Romano Cheese
 Pepper
1

Put a pot of water on to boil.

Spinach
2

Put a pan on medium heat. Add olive oil when the pan is hot.

3

Add spinach and sauté. When fully wilted, add garlic (minced), and mix in. Take the pan off of the heat and set it aside.

Misc
4

When water boils, cook the pasta (al dente) as directed on package. Drain when cooked.

5

Pour a small amount of the olive oil into the now empty pasta pot (while the pasta is in the strainer).

6

Dump the pasta back in, pour the remaining olive oil on top and mix around.

7

Add all of the Parmesan and a 1/4 cup of the Romano cheese and toss the pasta in the cheese.

8

Add spinach mixture and toss again.

9

Microplane about a tsp of lemon zest over the top. Then give a squeeze of lemon juice and toss the pasta again.

10

Serve in bowls and use the remaining Romano cheese on top.

Ingredients

Spinach
 3 tbsp Olive Oil
 3 oz Baby Spinach
 4 Cloves of Garlic
 Salt & Pepper
Misc.
 ½ lb Spaghetti
 Water
 ¼ cup Olive Oil
 1 Lemon
 ½ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
 ½ cup Shredded Romano Cheese
 Pepper

Directions

1

Put a pot of water on to boil.

Spinach
2

Put a pan on medium heat. Add olive oil when the pan is hot.

3

Add spinach and sauté. When fully wilted, add garlic (minced), and mix in. Take the pan off of the heat and set it aside.

Misc
4

When water boils, cook the pasta (al dente) as directed on package. Drain when cooked.

5

Pour a small amount of the olive oil into the now empty pasta pot (while the pasta is in the strainer).

6

Dump the pasta back in, pour the remaining olive oil on top and mix around.

7

Add all of the Parmesan and a 1/4 cup of the Romano cheese and toss the pasta in the cheese.

8

Add spinach mixture and toss again.

9

Microplane about a tsp of lemon zest over the top. Then give a squeeze of lemon juice and toss the pasta again.

10

Serve in bowls and use the remaining Romano cheese on top.

Cheesy Spinach Pasta

Leave a Reply