Recipe: Pasta with chilli tomatoes and spinach

IMG_2064Lovely simple recipe from BBC good food. Prep: 10 mins. Cooking time: 20 mins, serves 2.

2 tsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
½ tsp dried chilli flakes
200g wholemeal penne pasta
400g can chopped tomatoes
100ml red wine
½ tsp dried oregano
125g bag young spinach leaves
25g parmesan or vegetarian alternative, grated

Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and gently fry the onion, garlic and chilli flakes, stirring regularly, for 5 mins (add a little water if they begin to stick).

Cook pasta following pack instructions. Add the tomatoes, wine and oregano to the frying pan and stir to combine. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 mins.

Shake the spinach into the pan and cook for 1-2 mins until wilted. Drain the pasta and tip into the pan with the sauce. Toss to combine, sprinkle with cheese and serve.


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