"A wonderful, simple, tasty meatless pasta dish, full of flavor and very satisfying!"
olive oil, divided
garlic clove, minced
lemon juice, divided
spinach, stems removed
Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a nonstick skilled over medium heat.
Add almonds and saute 1 minute until light brown.
Add breadcrumbs and garlic, cook 2 minutes or until golden, stirring occaisionally.
Stir in 1 Tbs lemon juice, cook 1 minute or until breadcrumbs are dry. Stir in lemon zest, remove from heat and set aside.
Cook pasta according to package directions. Before draining pasta, add spinach to the colander first, then drain pasta on top of spinach.
Immediately return pasta and spinach to the pot, tossing gently until spinach wilts.
Add breadcrumb mixture to pot; toss gently. In a separate bowl, combine remaining 2 tsp olive oil, remaining 1 Tbs lemon juice, veggie broth, and salt; drizzle this mixture over the pasta in the pot, toss until well blended.
Top with parmesan cheese to taste, and serve immediately.
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Linguine With Spinach, Almonds, and Bread Crumbs (cont.)