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Smashed Olive Pasta Recipe

What You'll Need

2 cups wholegrain pasta

20 olives

4 cloves of garlic, minced

Bunch of parsley, chopped

1 Tbsp red chili flakes (optional)

Salt & pepper to taste

Green of your choice (arugula, spinach etc.)

How to Make It

1 Boil water in a large pot, add pasta, stir occasionally.

2 Wash parsley and arugula (or other green of your choice).

3 Mince garlic and chop parsley.

4 Smash olives, remove pits and lightly chop.

5 When the pasta is cooked, drain and set aside.

6 Heat pan, add a little water and red chili flakes, parsley, garlic, and olives. Saute for about 2-3 minutes making sure to keep stirring – do not let the garlic burn.

7 Add cooked pasta and toss.

8 Turn heat off.

9 Add arugula (the arugula will wilt from the heat of the pasta).

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