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    Orecchiette With Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper and Feta

    Orecchiette With Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper and Feta. Photo by Lori Mama

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    25 mins

    5 mins

    20 mins

    KissKiss's Note:

    An easy vegetarian pasta dish that takes only as long as the time to make the pasta. This can be doubled easily.

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    1. 1
      Place orecchiette in plenty of salted, boiling water and cook according to package directions (approximately 9 minutes) until al dente.
    2. 2
      While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil over medium heat in a saute pan and add minced garlic. Allow to cook for only about a minute (to soften). Add chopped spinach and season with salt and pepper (not too much salt, as feta will add saltiness).
    3. 3
      Add roasted red pepper and cook over low heat until spinach and peppers are heated through. Keep warm over a low heat until pasta is ready.
    4. 4
      When pasta is done cooking, add feta to the spinach mixture. Using a spider, take orecchiette from boiling water (reserving water) and add to spinach mixture on top of the feta. Toss pasta with mixture until thoroughly combined, then add pasta water (about 1/2 cup) until mixture is creamy and moistened.
    5. 5
      Serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 20, 2011


      Delicious. I happen to have some roasted red peppers in the freezer, so used them. I believe I'll add extra garlic next time. :)

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    • on August 12, 2010


      The combination of flavor and ease of preparation makes this an easy 5 star meal. 13 yr old son, who doesn't really care for cooked spinach complained about how much this made him drool.
      This one goes on the rotation.

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    Nutritional Facts for Orecchiette With Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper and Feta

    Serving Size: 1 (127 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 407.1
    Calories from Fat 160
    Total Fat 17.8 g
    Saturated Fat 6.1 g
    Cholesterol 26.7 mg
    Sodium 683.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 48.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
    Sugars 3.2 g
    Protein 14.5 g

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