CHEF JEFF -- ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Cooking-for-One Pasta
If you're looking to fix a meal for just yourself, try this recipe. Cooking-for-One Pasta 1/4 pound dry pasta, preferably penne 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups fresh spinach 1/4 cup roasted red peppers, coarsely chopped 1 sma...
If you're looking to fix a meal for just yourself, try this recipe.
¼ pound dry pasta, preferably penne
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups fresh spinach
¼ cup roasted red peppers, coarsely chopped
1 small jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped
2 ounces goat cheese, cut into chunks
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Cook pasta in salted water until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over moderate heat. Add garlic and cook for about 30 seconds. Add spinach. Cook for a couple of minutes, until wilted. Add artichokes, cheese, salt, and pepper and heat for about 1 minute. Serve over pasta.
Yield: Serves 1.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 735 calories, 45 grams fat (18 grams saturated), 60 milligrams cholesterol, 27 grams protein, 53 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams fiber, 469 milligrams sodium.
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