Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Sauce


Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Sauce

Like tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes are full of antioxidants, vitamins, and good-for-you minerals. … With high levels of lycopene, the antioxidant levels in sun-dried tomatoes can help lower your risk of cancer and age-related diseases like cataracts and macular degeneration.


1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes
12 ounces pasta, your choice
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 to 2 teaspoons olive oil
1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons tamari
Ground black pepper to taste
1 14 oz. can artichoke hearts, drained & chopped
1/4 cup Kalamata olive, chopped
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 bunch fresh spinach, stems removed
3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled


procedures: Soak sun-dried tomatoes in hot water 30 min.; drain. Slice into thin strips. Cook pasta according to package directions. Saute onions and garlic in oil over medium-low heat 2 to 3 min. Add mushrooms, tamari and black pepper; saute’ another 3 min. until vegetables are tender. Add tomatoes, artichoke hearts, olives and pine nuts; toss. Add spinach; toss and heat through. Toss with pasta; garnish with feta cheese.

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