Pasta Fresca from Noodles and Co.



This is the recipe for the Pasta Fresca dish served at Noodles and Company. This is one of my favorite things to get there and I like to add Chicken also.

NOODLES & CO. PASTA FRESCA


Sauté Instructions:
In a very hot sauté pan, add:
2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 1/2 cups pre-cooked penne (bow-tie works well too)
1/4 cup cubed roma tomatoes
1/4 cup diced red onions
2 shakes of kosher salt & cracked pepper

Sear noodles, stirring occasionally until steaming hot

Add:
1 cup baby fresh spinach
1 oz. fresca sauce (recipe below)
Toss to combine, serve with freshly shaved parmesan cheese or fresca (hence the name)

FRESCA SAUCE:
(for 15 servings)
1/4 cup fresh garlic
2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup sweet white wine (I always use apple juice as a substitute and it taste perfect)
1 cup extra virgin olive oil

From: Noodles & Co.