Spinach, Tomato, Garlic Pasta
  • Penne, ravioli, or your favorite pasta
  • Olive oil
  • Crushed red pepper
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can Rotel (diced tomatoes with green chiles) OR grape tomatoes, halved
  • Ground black pepper
  • Spinach
  • Parmesan cheese
  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add pasta; cook until al dente.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add red pepper and garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add rotel (if using), salt, and black pepper; stirring occasionally.
  3. Add pasta and stir in spinach, simmer about 2 minutes or until greens wilt. top with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Serve immediately.
Honestly I have no idea how much of anything for this. I just use what looks right. Once you get the amounts to your liking it is easy and delicious. If you don't have Rotel, or want it more fresh-like, use grape tomatoes at the end instead. Try it with artichoke hearts too for extra yum!