Pasta Rosa Verde from Recipezaar

Here is another excellent pasta dish from the zaar. I added grilled shrimp with olive oil Thyme and  Basil. I used campanelle pasta and Parmesan cheese instead of Gorgonzola. Very good.

Pasta Rosa Verde

Recipe #221976

1 rating

This pasta makes a beautiful presentation with the fresh tomatoes and baby spinach. The name means red and green pasta, and it’s appropriate. I got this from my mother-in-law in an e-mail, but I have no clue where she found it. Easy to make, great dish for a week night when you don’t really feel like cooking an involved meal, but you still want to eat something a little classy.

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time to make 20 min 20 min prep
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lb penne


tomatoes, diced


medium white onion, diced


garlic cloves, minced


cups fresh baby spinach


cup lemon juice


cup pine nuts, toasted



tablespoon olive oil



Cook pasta according to package directions.

  1. Heat oil over medium heat and saute onions and garlic until soft.
  2. Add tomatoes and heat until they start to release their liquid.
  3. Add the spinach and cook until just wilted, add the salt and pepper to taste and stir in.
  4. With a slotted spoon, scoop the sauce into a bowl, discarding any excess liquid.
  5. Serve over the pasta and top with toasted pine nuts and crumbled cheese to taste.
  6. Note: I thought this was pretty good with the gorgonzola but it’s a little strong. It would be just as good with romano or parmesan.
  7. Enjoy!

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