Pasta W/ Spinach & Meatballs

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by kristine_kiner

A quick weekday meal. You can easily sub a different type of pasta too. I used premade chicken meatballs for ease but the real homemade thing would just improve this recipe. This came from Real Simple but I did make some changes.

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  1. Cook the meatballs according to the recipe directions.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ¼ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
  3. While the meatballs and pasta are cooking, heat the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, thyme, red pepper flakes and cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Add garlic near end to avoid over cooking.
  4. Toss the mushroom mixture with the pasta, meatballs, spinach, pecorino, and the reserved cooking water. Season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

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