Pasta with Chilli Tomatoes & Spinach

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    A low-fat supper of tasty tomato sauce and penne - wilt down a whole bag of spinach for extra nutrients.

    Yields2 Servings
    Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

     2 tsp olive oil
     1 onion , finely chopped
     2 garlic cloves, crushed
     200 g wholemeal penne pasta
     400 g can chopped tomato
     100 ml red wine
     ½ tsp dried oregano
     125 g bag young spinach leaves
     25 g parmesan ParmesanParmesan parm-ee-zan Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It… or vegetarian alternative, grated

    1

    Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and gently fry the onion, garlic and chilli flakes, stirring regularly, for 5 mins (add a little water if they begin to stick).

    2

    Cook pasta following pack instructions. Add the tomatoes, wine and oregano to the frying pan and stir to combine. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 mins.

    3

    Shake the spinach into the pan and cook for 1-2 mins until wilted. Drain the pasta and tip into the pan with the sauce. Toss to combine, sprinkle with cheese and serve.

    Ingredients

     2 tsp olive oil
     1 onion , finely chopped
     2 garlic cloves, crushed
     200 g wholemeal penne pasta
     400 g can chopped tomato
     100 ml red wine
     ½ tsp dried oregano
     125 g bag young spinach leaves
     25 g parmesan ParmesanParmesan parm-ee-zan Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It… or vegetarian alternative, grated

    Directions

    1

    Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and gently fry the onion, garlic and chilli flakes, stirring regularly, for 5 mins (add a little water if they begin to stick).

    2

    Cook pasta following pack instructions. Add the tomatoes, wine and oregano to the frying pan and stir to combine. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 mins.

    3

    Shake the spinach into the pan and cook for 1-2 mins until wilted. Drain the pasta and tip into the pan with the sauce. Toss to combine, sprinkle with cheese and serve.

    Pasta with Chilli Tomatoes & Spinach

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