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Creamy Spinach Pasta

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Chef Chris Prosperi shares his favorite recipe for creamy spinach pasta.


  • 1/2 pound of penne pasta cooked in boiling salted water until cooked, drained and reserved
  • 1/3 cup of diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon of chili pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 cups of fresh spinach
  • 1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice


In a medium sauté pan lightly heat the olive oil up on medium low.

Add the onion, salt, garlic, and chili pepper flakes for about 1minute or until lightly browned. Add the wine and turn up the heat to medium high to reduce it.

Add spinach and cook for a few minutes until the spinach is wilted. Add cooked pasta and lemon juice.

In a separate bowl, wish eggs and then add to pasta dish. Mix together and when creamy, add parmesan cheese. 

This recipe serves four people.

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