Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 ounce penne pasta

  2. 2 tablespoons butter

  3. 2 tablespoons olive oil

  4. 1/4 cup pine nuts

  5. 1 garlic clove , minced

  6. 1 pound spinach (washed and trimmed) Salt and pepper to taste

  7. 1/4 cup currants soaked in port wine

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil . Add penne and boil for 10 minutes or according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a heavy 12-inch skillet heat butter and olive oil until foamy. Add pine nuts and saute, stirring continuously until they turn golden. Add garlic and saute for a minute to release the aroma . Add spinach in two batches if you must and toss together just until wilted. Season with salt and pepper. Add a tablespoon or so of water to get spinach steaming . Drain pasta and serve in bowl. Toss with wilted spinach and garnish with port soaked currants.


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