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Farfalle with Baby Spinach, Walnuts and Ricotta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Katie Villa
Added: Friday, April 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup drained and thinly sliced oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
3 6-ounce bags baby spinach
1 pound farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
1 cup ricotta cheese
Grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add walnuts and sauté until slightly darkened, about 5 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer nuts to small bowl; set aside. Add sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and crushed red pepper to same skillet. Sauté until garlic is golden, about 3 minutes. Add spinach in 3 batches and cook until wilted, about 10 minutes total.
Meanwhile, cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally. Drain, reserving 3 tablespoons cooking liquid. Transfer reserved cooking liquid to large bowl; whisk in ricotta. Add walnuts, spinach mixture, and pasta; toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Serve, passing Parmesan cheese separately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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