Thursday, January 18, 2007

Spinach and Onion Pasta

Hands-On Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes 6 servings

1 1-pound box dried spaghetti
1 10-ounce box frozen chopped spinach
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 medium yellow onions, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves (from 4 sprigs fresh thyme)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3/4 cup (about 3 ounces) grated Parmesan

Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions. During the last 3 minutes of cooking, add the spinach.

Meanwhile heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, and the pepper and cook for 10 minutes. Add the vinegar and cook for 3 more minutes.

Drain the spaghetti and spinach. Return to the pot, add the onion mixture, Parmesan, and the remaining oil and salt. Toss gently to combine.

Real Simple: March 2006

1 comment:

Rajesh Nidwannaya said...

Another one of my favorites.