Pasta Fresca

This is my sons favorite dish, he can smell when I am making it because of the fresca sauce. Noodle Co used to make this pasta, but they stopped :( So I started making it now atleast every other week.

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    • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 1/2 cups pre-cooked penne or rotini pasta
    • 1/4 cup cubed roma tomatoes
    • 1 tablespoon diced red onions
    • 2 dashes kosher salt, and
    • cracked pepper
    • 1 ounce baby fresh spinach
    • 1/4 cup fresh garlic
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
    • 1/4 cup sweet white wine
    • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. Prepare fresca sauce: 1/4 cup balsamic vineger, 1/4 cup of white wine, 1/2 cup of olive oil, 2 tsp salt, 4 cloves of garlic (minced)
  2. In a very hot sauté pan, add: extra virgin olive oil, pre-cooked pasta, roma tomatoes, diced red onions, kosher salt & pepper.
  3. Sear noodles, stirring occasionally until steaming hot.
  4. Add: baby fresh spinach and fresca sauce.
  5. Toss to combine, serve with freshly shaved parmesan cheese.


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