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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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
12 mins
Servings:
6
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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; total fat 12g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 4mg; sodium 312mg; carbohydrates 38g; fiber 6g; protein 10g.
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