Take Five Pasta

Prep Time:
5 minutes 

Cook Time:
15 minutes

Total Time:
20 minutes


Take Five Pasta


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions in salted boiling water. Drain and reserve.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat skillet over medium heat. Add tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Add sugar, pepper and spinach, cook for another 3 minutes or until spinach is wilted.
  3. In a large bowl, toss tomato mixture with pasta. Garnish with parmesan and serve immediately.

TIP: To personalize this dish and match your family’s flavor preferences, try simple additions such as garlic and onions sautéed in olive oil, a sprinkle of oregano or basil, diced ham or pepperoni or olives and feta cheese.

Recipe Courtesy of Food & Culinary Professionals member Karen Buch, RDN, LDN