Pasta with Spinach and Meatballs - Real Simple

Total time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: 5 meatballs )
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  • 20 meatballs
  • 12 ounce(s) Gemelli
  • 12 ounce(s) mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon(s) thyme
  • 2 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 5 ounce(s) baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup(s) grated pecorino or parmesan
  • salt and pepper


  1. Cook 20 meatballs from Easy Meatball recipe. Cook 12 oz. gemelli, reserving 1/4 cup of the cooking water. Cook 12 oz. quartered mushrooms and 1 teaspoon chopped thyme in butter in a large skillet until tender, 8-10 minutes. Toss with the pasta, meatballs, baby spinach, cheese and reserved cooking water. Season with salt and pepper.
August 2012

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