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Thursday, May 28, 2009

THE Pasta

1 box whole-wheat rotini (or other small pasta)
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved (or cherry tomatoes, quartered)
1 cup chopped spinach
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails off
2 cups sliced mushrooms
Grated pecorino romano cheese
Cook pasta according to box. Mix tomatoes, spinach, oil, vinegar, basil, and garlic in large bowl; let sit at room temperature 15 minutes. Saute shrimp and mushrooms. Toss with pasta and tomato mixture. Top with cheese. Serves 3-6, depending on appetite size.


Rachel said...

That sounds really good--I LOVE using grape tomatoes in pasta. Thanks for sharing! :)

Maria said...

Yum! I wish I had all of those ingredients at my house right now. Bummer.

Pam said...

Mmm - it is delicious! Thanks for sharing.

Liz said...

It's the cheese that makes it. I usually spring for the fancy stuff in the deli, but the stuff in the spaghetti aisle is good, too.

Donna said...

Sounds really good! I love a garlic-y pasta dish!