This is super comforting and satisfying. Creamy and rich, but with a nice pop of green from the spinach, pesto, and basil. The chicken gives it some texture and makes it feel like a complete meal on its own. I love the crispy edges of the cheese. Serve with a bright and fresh Geek salad on the side.
- 8 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 8 ounces crimini mushrooms, sliced
- 2 small zucchini, sliced
- dried oregano to taste
- salt and pepper to taste
- 12 black olives, pitted and sliced
- 1 ounce crumbled feta cheese
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, and saute the garlic 2 minutes. Mix in mushrooms and zucchini. Season with oregano, salt, and pepper. Stir in olives, and cook until heated through. Place pasta in the skillet, toss to coat, and continue cooking about 2 minutes. Top with feta cheese to serve.
Preparation time: 30 mins
Cook time: 40 mins
Total time: 1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 12 – Yield: 24 lasagna cups