Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Easy Cooking 101: A Quick Pasta and Greens Dinner

Dinner in very, very little time when you really aren't in the mood to cook and you really don't have much in the refrigerator:

Boil water. Pick and wash quite a bit of parsley and arugula (or any leafy green!). When the water is boiling, add pasta (preferably whole wheat). Cut a decent amount of butter (preferably butter from grass-fed cows, such as Kerrygold or Smjör) into smaller pieces. Go do something else for a couple minutes. When the pasta is al dente, drain and put into a mixing bowl. Quickly add the butter and the greens. Mix until the butter melts and the greens wilt. Add a lot of grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, plus some unrefined sea salt and fresh ground pepper, and mix again. Taste, reseason and plate.

1 comment:

Jill Mant~a SaucyCook said...

Hi! This is my first time visiting your blog, but it won't be my last. I really appreciate all of the good information you offer relative to maintaining good health. This recipe sounds yummy, although I am tempted to add a little Kale or Spinach.