Linguine With Garlic-Sardine Sauce and Spinach

Recipe by bshemyshua
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READY IN: 22mins
SERVES: 4

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    ounces linguine (whole-wheat optional) or 8 ounces spaghetti (whole-wheat optional)
  • 2
    slices whole wheat bread, lightly toasted (optional)
  • 2 -3
    teaspoons olive oil
  • 3
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1
    teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4
    (4 1/2 ounce) cans an equal amount of regular sardines, drained, skins carefully scraped off, flaked for bones or 1 1/2 cups medium raw shrimp, substituted for sardines
  • 2
    cups packed fresh Baby Spinach
  • 4
    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 4
    tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook pasta, al dente. Drain and reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking water.
  • Meanwhile, break toast into 2-inch pieces and process in a food processor into coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes and sauté 1 minute.
  • Add sardines and cook 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low, add cooked pasta, reserved pasta water and spinach, and toss to combine.
  • Remove from heat, add parsley and 4 tbs of bread crumbs, and toss to combine.
  • Transfer mixture to individual plates and top with remaining bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Serve.
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