Thursday, June 26, 2014

Penne,Spinach and Feta Salad: A Healthy Choice #4

If you are looking for a healthy and great tasting  meal this may be just what you are looking for and from start to finish it took under 30 minutes to make.  Delish!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy Cooking!

12 oz. uncooked whole wheat pasta (or other small pasta)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion (diced)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes or any tomato diced ( can diced tomatoes can be used, drained)
3/4 low salt chicken broth
6 oz. baby spinach or arugula leaves
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 cup feta cheese (you could try small mozzarella pieces)












Cook pasta according to directions..do not add salt
Meanwhile warm a skillet over medium heat..Add onion and cook, stirring, about 4 minutes.

Add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and broth..Bring to a simmer, and cook 5 minutes or until tomatoes soften and some liquid evaporates..Use a wooden spoon to lightly crush tomatoes..Stir  in spinach or arugula..cook, stirring 2 minutes until leaves wilt.

Drain pasta..In serving bowl, toss pasta with warm tomato-spinach sauce..Season with salt and pepper..Garnish with cheese...

7/11/11

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