Friday, October 10, 2014

A quick go-to pasta recipes to feed the masses

Pasta is a favorite go-to dinner when you have nothing else planned. Crazy nights with too many things going on than you can possibly keep track of are meant for big bowls of comforting pasta to keep you fueled. This recipe for some delicious and beautiful spinach and cherry tomato penne is made out of ingredients that you probably already have in your fridge. Cheap, quick, and last minute this healthy and delicious bowl of carbs and veggies was loved by everyone I shared it with. I promise you that after the first time you make it, it will become a planned meal for your supper rotations.

Spinach and Cherry Tomato Pasta
Spinach and Cherry Tomato Pasta
1- 16 oz box dry penne pasta
1- 10 oz box chopped frozen spinach, thawed
1 cup cherry tomatoes
3 tbsp olive oil
½ cup Italian dressing
½ cup shredded parmesan cheese, plus more for topping

Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the box. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium- high heat. Add in the spinach and cherry tomatoes. Cook covered, stirring occasionally until the spinach is wilted and the tomatoes burst. Stir in the pasta, cheese, and Italian dressing until the cheese melts and everything is all stirred up. Serve topped with additional parmesan cheese.

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