Tuscan Spaghetti with Spinach

Tuscan Spaghetti with Spinach

Tags: pasta
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Tuscan flavors abound in this healthy and quick pasta dish with olives, capers, garlic and spinach. A classic everyone will love.

Ingredients

1 package Spaghetti
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup pitted black olives
2 tbsp capers
3 anchovy fillets in oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
pinch/es of red chili flakes, crushed
2 cups spinach
to taste salt and pepper
1 tomato

Preparation

  • In a large stock pan of boiling water, cook the pasta as directed on package. Drain and set aside. Slice tomato into wedges.
  • In a large sauté pan with deep sides, warm the oil over medium heat.
  • Add the roughly sliced olives, capers, roughly chopped anchovy fillets, garlic and chili flakes into the pan. Stir well and cook for 1 to 2 minutes to meld the flavors.
  • Add the spinach into the pan and cook 3 more minutes until the spinach starts to wilt.
  • Add the pasta into the pan along with a bit of salt and pepper to taste. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes. Turn heat off and serve straight away.
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