Whole-Grain Pasta With “Burnt” Onions and Spinach

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 3 to 4 servings

Whole grain pasta is a great way to add fiber to your meals.


1 (12-ounce) box whole grain pasta
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cups whole bably spinach leaves
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan or Romano cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium heat and add onions. Cook without stirring about 2 minutes until they begin to brown. Once the onions are golden begin to stir occasionally until they become a deep brown color. Add the cooked pasta to the onions along with the spinach leaves. Combine well until the spinach wilts. Sprinkle cheese over the top before serving.