Acini Di Pepe With Spinach and Feta

Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Acini di pepe, the Italian term for "peppercorns," also refers to tiny pearls of pasta. This dish goes well with lamb chops or grilled chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta in a 4- to 6- quart pot of boiling salted water, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until al dente, then drain well in a coarse-mesh sieve.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm, covered.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil and butter in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking, then saute garlic, red pepper flakes, and scallions, stirring occasionally, until garlic is golden, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add spinach and cook, stirring, until heated through, about 4 minutes.
  5. Toss pasta with spinach mixture and feta until combined.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.

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