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Spicy Spinach Linguine With Olive Oil and Garlic

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“From Bon Appetit, February 2007.”
4-6 side-dish servings

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook linguine in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender but still firm to bite.
  2. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta cooking liquid. Return pasta to same pot.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add 1/2 cup basil, garlic, and crushed red pepper; stir 1 minute.
  5. Add wine and boil until slightly reduced, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add mixture from skillet, remaining 1/2 cup basil, and 3/4 cup cheese to pasta.
  7. Toss over medium heat until sauce coats pasta, adding reserved pasta liquid by 1/4 cupfuls if dry.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Transfer to bowl.
  10. Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup cheese.

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