Ok everyone .. This is to die for.
And very healthy at bat!
1/2 pound whole wheat spaghetti
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup chopped basil leaves
3 tablespoon capers
1 lemon , zested
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
4 cups marinara sauce
Bring a large pot of water with a dash of salt to a boil. Do it over high heat. Add the pasta, and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally about 8-10 minutes. Add the garlic, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Meanwhile warm the olive oil in a medium skillet, over medium high heat. Add the basil, caper, lemon zest, and lemon juice to the spaghetti mixture and toss to combine. Place the spaghetti over the spinach on the plate. Add 3 cups marinara sauce to the top of the spaghetti and Parmesan is optional.