Don't break the bank when it comes to weeknight family dinners. This quick and tasty pasta and spinach main-dish recipe is simply coated with oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, about 12 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the water; return pasta to pot.

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  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bread crumbs to skillet and cook for 2 minutes, stirring often, or until lightly browned. Add half of the garlic and 1/8 teaspoon of the red pepper flakes to skillet; cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from skillet and wipe clean.

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  • Reduce heat to low and add remaining 3 tablespoons oil, garlic and 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes to skillet. Cook for about 2 minutes, or until garlic is golden. Add spinach to skillet and toss until wilted, about 2 minutes.

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  • Stir spinach mixture and Parmesan cheese into pasta. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and toss gently. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

307 calories; 12 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 312 mg sodium. 38 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 10 g protein;

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