Cookin’ Greens Artichoke Heart Quarters with Pasta

Artichoke pasta

Serves 4

Ingredients for Artichoke heart quarters with pasta

2 cups (480 ml) uncooked short pasta cuts such as

penne or rotini

2 tbsp (30 ml) extra-virgin olive oil

1 tbsp (15 ml) chopped garlic

¼ tsp (1 mL) red chili flakes

1 ½ cups (360 mL) Cookin’ Greens Artichoke Heart  Quarters, frozen

2 ½ cups (600 mL) Cookin’ Greens Chopped Spinach

and/or Kale, frozen

¼ tsp (1 mL) sea salt

¼ tsp (1 ml) black pepper

½ cup (120 ml) roasted red pepper strips

Grated parmesan cheese for garnish

 

Method

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain when ready.Reserve ½ cup pasta water.

Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet;add chopped garlic. Stir. Add frozen Cookin’ Greens ArtichokeHeart Quarters. Sauté for 7 minutes.

From frozen, addCookin’ Greens Chopped Spinach and/or Kale. Continue cooking until both artichokes and greens are tender, approximately 7 minutes, or until they reach an internal temperature of 165° F (70° C). Season with salt and pepper.

Add red pepper strips and heat through. Add pasta to vegetable mixture along with 1/2 cup of reserved pasta water. Toss together; turn out onto a serving bowl or platter and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Enjoy!

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