Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Weeknight Meals
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Total:
20 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
20 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

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Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender but still firm to the bite, 8 to 10 minutes. Reserve 3/4 cup of the cooking liquid, then drain the pasta.

Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large, high-sided skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Remove the garlic and discard. Add the spinach and 2 teaspoons pepper, and cook until the spinach has wilted, about 1 minute.

Remove the skillet from the heat and add the pasta. Add the Pecorino Romano cheese and 2 teaspoons each salt and pepper, and toss until coated.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the reserved cooking liquid and the mascarpone cheese until smooth. Pour over the pasta and toss until coated. Season with salt.

Transfer the pasta to a large bowl and serve.

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