Simple Parmesan Pasta

  • Yield: 2 servings


1pound fresh pasta such as linguine, fettuccine or spaghetti
salt, to taste
1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2cups torn fresh spinach, arugula leaves, or bok choy
1/4cup fresh-grated parmesan cheese
freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Cook pasta al dente in plenty of boiling salted water according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet over medium heat and gently saute garlic slices until very lightly browned. Immediately add spinach and turn off heat.
  3. Drain pasta and mix with spinach mixture, combining well.
  4. Place in a bowl, top with grated cheese and season with salt and pepper.

Want more help? Watch Relish Editor Jill Melton make this simple pasta dinner. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 750
  • Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 8mg
  • Sodium 215mg
  • Carbohydrate 130g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Protein 27g