Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
50 Mins
Yield
Makes 6 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Place first 9 ingredients and, if desired, dried crushed red pepper in a Dutch oven in order of ingredient list. Cover and bring to a boil over medium-high heat (about 12 to 15 minutes). Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, covered, 10 to 12 minutes or until pasta is slightly al dente, stirring at 5-minute intervals.

Step 2

Remove from heat, and stir in spinach. Cover and let stand 10 minutes. Stir just before serving. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

Step 3

Note: We tested with Garofalo Casarecce pasta.

Step 4

Shrimp Pasta Pot: Prepare recipe as directed, stirring in 1 lb. peeled large, raw shrimp, deveined, with spinach in Step

Chef's Notes

Add shrimp, chicken, tofu, or broccoli florets or kale for some more protein and variation on this delightfully easy dish. 

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