Whole Grain Spaghetti with Sauteed Chick Peas and Spinach (Copycat)

Whole Grain Spaghetti with Sauteed Chick Peas and Spinach (Copycat)

div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763;"Last March, over 40 bloggers got together and created a wonderful cookbook, /spana href="http://www.lemonpoppyinc.com/blog/2012/3/21/blogging-for-fishes-buy-now.html" target="blank"bspan class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #990000;"Blogging for Fishes/span/b/aspan class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763;", to help raise money for two girls, Natalie and Alice Fish, who were diagnosed with Leaky SCID (Severe Combined Immune Deficiency). There are so many fantastic recipes in this book and as I was thumbing through it last week looking for something quick and easy to make for dinner one night, I came across this recipe from Aggie's Kitchen called Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Sauteed Chick Peas and Spinach. PERFECT! I happened to have everything in the house, but opted to use the Barilla Plus Whole Grain pasta instead (I have the "I don't eat brown pasta" thing going on at my house so I try to make it a little healthier any way I can) and used some Asiago cheese instead of the Parmesan. /spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763;"br //spanspan class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763;"Not only did this meal come together in about 20 minutes, it was FANTASTIC! Thanks for a great recipe Aggie and if you haven't heard of this cookbook, click on the link above. You can get your own copy for $14.99 or eBook for $5.99. /spanbr /a class="pin-it-button" href="http://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fcarriesexperimentalkitchen.blogspot.com%2F2013%2F01%2Fwhole-grain-spaghetti-with-sauteed16.html&media=http%3A%2F%2Fcarriesexperimentalkitchen.blogspot.com%2F2013%2F01%2Fwhole-grain-spaghetti-with-sauteed16.html%2F01%2Fpork-chili-slow-cooker.html"img border="0" src="//assets.pinterest.com/images/PinExt.png" title="Pin It" //a span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763;"br //spanbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-MIj8udHyJCE/UPQ1WrX18FI/AAAAAAAAGog/GS5CQLtEpFU/s1600/copycat-aggies+kitchen-spaghetti+with+chick+peas+and+spinach.jpg" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="214" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-MIj8udHyJCE/UPQ1WrX18FI/AAAAAAAAGog/GS5CQLtEpFU/s320/copycat-aggies+kitchen-spaghetti+with+chick+peas+and+spinach.jpg" width="320" //a/divspan class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"buWhole Grain Spaghetti with Sauteed Chick Peas and Spinach (Copycat)/u/b/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: inherit;"ispan class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763;"Adapted from/spanbspan class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #990000;" a href="http://aggieskitchen.com/2011/04/18/whole-wheat-spaghetti-with-sauteed-chickpeas-spinach/" target="blank"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #990000;"Aggie's Kitchen/span/a/span/b/i/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"1 lb. Whole Grain Spaghetti (I used Barilla Plus)/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"2 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"3 Cloves Garlic, chopped/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"1/2 Red Onion, chopped/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"1-15oz. Can Garbanzo Beans (chick peas), rinsed/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"10oz. Fresh Spinach/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"1 tsp. Fresh Ground Red Pepper/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"Asiago Cheese, shredded/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"Salt and Pepper, to taste/spanbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-iE7Q5zPN99M/UPRCJrNEq1I/AAAAAAAAGp8/CUyrmWikM8Y/s1600/chick+peas+and+spinach.jpg" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"img border="0" height="214" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-iE7Q5zPN99M/UPRCJrNEq1I/AAAAAAAAGp8/CUyrmWikM8Y/s320/chick+peas+and+spinach.jpg" width="320" //a/divspan class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"br //spanspan class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"Directions:/spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"1. Cook pasta according to package instructions and drain; reserving 2 cups of the pasta water. /spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"2. Heat oil in a large saute pan and add the garlic and onions. Cook over medium heat until they start to soften; then add in the chick peas and spinach. /spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"3. Allow the leaves to wilt, then turn off the heat and add in the pasta. /spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"4. Gradually add in some of the pasta water (depends on how moist you like it) and toss together. Season with salt and pepper; then place in a serving dish and sprinkle some of the Asiago cheese on top. /spanbr /span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763;"br //spanspan class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: inherit;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: Molengo; font-size: 15px; line-height: 21px;"/span/spanbr /div style="color: black; font-family: Molengo; font-size: 15px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px;"div style="margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: inherit;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; font-family: inherit;"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #073763; 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