This post is sponsored by Ronzoni. All comments and opinions are my own.
Pasta is always a popular option when it comes to dinner, but depending on the recipe it can be a bit of a chore to prepare a pasta feast. Spending a ton of time in the kitchen is not my idea of a good thing. With back-to-school season in full swing, who has the time and energy to spend on high-maintenance meals?
That’s why I wanted to share a quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for any night of the week… even those hectic school nights. Ronzoni Bow Ties and Spinach Salad is a meal that you can have on the table in less than 15 minutes and it tastes amazing! Just grab a box of Ronzoni Pasta and you are on your way to a delicious meal in a flash.
- 6 oz Ronzoni® Bow Ties
- 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- ¼ cup green onion, sliced
- ¼ cup light olive oil
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 2 each garlic cloves, chopped
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp sugar
- toasted pine nuts (optional)
- Prepare pasta according to package directions
- In large bowl, combine cooked pasta, spinach, tomatoes and green onions
- In small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients except pine nuts; mix well
- Pour dressing over spinach mixture; toss well
- Top with pine nuts if desired
- Serve immediately
Most people only think of pasta salad as a side, but this Bow Ties and Spinach Salad recipe helps elevate it into a light, tasty main course you can enjoy on its own or easily build around with some garlic bread, breadsticks or buttery dinner rolls. It’s a heart meal as-is but if you could also way but it up with grilled chicken, shrimp or fish.
And this recipe is also budget-friendly. Many of the ingredients are pantry staples that you likely already have on hand. Grab some fresh product and pull out some Ronzoni Pasta and dinner is quick and convenient.
I always have at least a few boxes of Ronzoni tucked away in the pantry when life gets hectic. If you need to restock, Publix has a huge selection of shapes to help you serve up something tasty. So what are you waiting for? You could have this yummy recipe on your dinner table in a matter of minutes!
Look for your favorite pasta on sale buy one, get one FREE in the upcoming Publix ad. Be sure to add this recipe to your menu and get what you need when the sale starts on 8/12 (8/11 for some).
Head over to Ronzoni.com. to see more delicious, back to school-friendly recipes and learn more about their history and passion for pasta. With over 100 years of experience, Ronzoni has something for every taste and preference.