"Hurry Up" Spaghetti

February 7, 2015

Author Notes: Sometimes you need a comfort dish that you can be made quickly. “Hurry Up” Spaghetti is just that dish and is perfect for a meatless Monday.Malibu Kitchen

Serves: 4


  • 8 ounces gluten-free or whole-grain pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 5 ounces bag of arugula
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 cup organic grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 whole eggs plus 4 egg whites, well beaten or ½ cup organic heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil plus extra for garnish
In This Recipe


  1. Cook pasta al-dente according to package. Drain pasta, reserving 1 cup of the pasta water.
  2. In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil; add red pepper flakes and arugula, sauté until arugula starts to wilt.
  3. Add garlic, tomatoes, salt, and pepper and sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Toss in pasta and stir until heated through. Immediately add beaten eggs (or cream) to the hot pasta and toss until set. If pasta is dry, add a little of the pasta water until desired consistency is reached. Remove from heat.
  5. Add Parmesan cheese and basil, tossing well.

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