Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

I got this recipe from my mom, and it's one of my favorites. It's easy, not too time-consuming, and it tastes great. It's a little bit spicy, though, so if you don't like spicy food, you might not enjoy this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Drain; keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook onion and garlic in hot oil over medium heat until onion is tender.
  4. Add tomatoes, salt, black pepper, and, if desired, red pepper.
  5. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for about two minutes or until the tomatoes are warm and release some of their juices.
  6. Stir in spinach, heat just until greens are wilterd.
  7. To serve, top pasta with tomato mixture; sprinkle with parmesean cheese.


Most Helpful

yeah i saw this at the back of a barilla box, and it makes lovely pasta. i served it with shrimp (Recipe #126599) and everybody loved it ;) suggestions: i used linguini pasta instead and added tomato sauce (tomato sauce water mix to make sure it's not too thick.. this way the pasta stays moist).. plus i used canned peeled tomatoes as they are much softer in texture.

Dinu January 31, 2007

Just yummy!!

mer@ September 16, 2005

I did not rate this as I used it as a starter recipe...I tweeked it with spices a lot. I wilted the spinach first and set it aside. I used a mini food processor to chop up the tomatoes. To the sauce I added: fennel, basil, oregano, thyme, baking soda (to remove some acidity) and a little bit of sugar - not much, just enough to take the sourness out of the tomatoes. When the sauce was done, I added the spinach back in and poured over top of the pasta. My 16 mo old daughter and hubby loved it. Wish I had doubled it. Thanks for sharing.

LinzScissors September 04, 2011

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