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simple pasta: garlic spaghetti with herbs

Sometimes the simplest recipes make the best meals. I did my classic google search by typing in ingredients I had at home and found this simple but amazing recipe. You just chop up garlic, basil & spinach and sautee with butter. Add in spaghetti & top off with cheese. It can’t get any simpler than that. Recipe for garlic spaghetti with herbs courtesy of: http://pinchofyum.com/garlic-butter-spaghetti-with-herbs Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 15 mins INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. whole wheat spaghetti 6 tablespoons butter + more for serving 8 cloves garlic, minced 1 large bunch basil, chopped 1 large bunch baby spinach, chopped 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Parmigiano Reggiano cheese for topping INSTRUCTIONS: Cook the spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, heat the butter together in a large nonstick skillet over medium low heat. Add the minced garlic and saute for 3-5 minutes, until soft and fragrant. Be careful not to burn or over-brown the garlic because it will taste bitter. Low and slow is the winner here. Chop the spinach and basil (I …