PP: Fast No-Fuss Pasta

Chef: Jeannie Hudkins
Makes: 2 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: about 10





  • Whole-grain pasta (whole wheat, spelt, or brown rice)
  • 2 handfuls of raw spinach
  • ½ can artichoke hearts, quartered (in water)
  • capers, approximately 2 T 
  • 1 tomato


  1. Cut tomato into bite-sized pieces. 
  2. Heat tomato and artichokes in microwave just long enough to gently warm.
  3. On each plate, place a handful of raw spinach.
  4. Sprinkle capers on top of spinach.
  5. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  6. Drain pasta and place on top of spinach.
  7. Add artichokes and tomatoes on top. Serve.

Tip:  Add some heated no-oil marinara sauce if desired. Walnut Acres makes a Tomato-Basil brand that contains no oil.

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