Spicy Tomato and Spinach Linguine

Fast and Fresh Pasta dish that’s loaded with delicious flavors.  We mix tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes with garlic, spinach, fresh basil, cheese, red pepper flakes, and pasta to create a literally mouthwatering dish!


  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 1/2 c cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c sun-dried tomatoes, chopped + 2 tsp oil from jar
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, more for serving
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2–3 c fresh spinach
  • 1/3 c grated parmesan, more for serving
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, rolled tightly and sliced into strips
  • 8 oz fresh linguine


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium- high heat.
  3. When oil is hot but not smoking, add cherry tomatoes and sauté for 3-4 minutes; until they are cooked and slightly blistered.  Gently stir every 30-40 seconds so the tomatoes don’t get stuck to the pan.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low, and add in garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, oil from sun-dried tomatoes, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper; stir together and let simmer until pasta is done.
  5. Cook pasta per instructions on package; strain and set aside.
  6. Add spinach, parmesan, cooked pasta, and fresh basil to the pan of tomatoes; toss it up until well combined.
  7. Serve in bowls and option to garnish with more parmesan and red pepper flakes.
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