Spinach Mushroom Pasta
This recipe for spinach mushroom pasta is perfect for large families. Meal prep at the beginning of the week for nutrient-dense and cost-effective lunches or dinners.
Garlic and mushrooms contain antioxidants that boost immunity and overall health as well as decrease the risk of chronic disease. Spinach is rich in many nutrients like iron for blood health.
About 2 cups of dried pasta
1 TBSP olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
3-4 cups fresh spinach, washed
Salt and pepper, to taste
You can substitute/add any of the ingredients for some of your favorites. You can add any vegetables in your fridge that you need to use up. Serve with a protein like fish, steak, or chicken to add extra protein. You can also use any type of pasta. Chickpea or lentil pasta is a great option to add more protein.
Step by Step Instructions
Cook pasta according to box instructions
Add olive oil to a skillet over medium heat; Sauté garlic and onions until fragrant
Add mushrooms; Cook for an additional 5 minutes or until mushrooms begin to soften
Add in handfuls of spinach; Cook until wilted; Season with salt and pepper, to taste
Add in cooked pasta; Toss gently to combine all ingredients; Optional to serve with an additional protein source, like salmon, cheese, or chicken; Enjoy!