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3 in 3 spinach, sun dried tomato, and pine nuts pasta


Posted on August 2, 2012 , ,
Additions such as olives, capers, tuna, cooked chicken, white beans, fresh tomatoes, grilled corn off the cob--are wonderful. Simply adjust recipe by adding a little extra olive oil and use a little extra of the cooking water. This is Pasta Improvisation at its best!

  • Prep Time :
    3 min
  • Cook Time :
    3 min
  • Ready Time :
    6 min
  • Servings :
    4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Al Dente Pasta
  • 1 pkg arugula, or spinach prewashed
  • 1/3 c sun dried tomatoes, whole or sliced
  • 1/3 c pine nuts, toasted
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Bring pot of water to boil. Drain as much oil from sun dried tomatoes as desired. In a large serving bowl add sun dried tomato. Cook pasta for just 3 minutes, drain reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid. Mix sun dried tomato with a little cooking liquid to make a light sauce. Toss pasta with sun dried tomatoes, spinach, pine nuts. Salt and pepper to taste.  Garnish with lemon slices if you like.