Spaghetti ala Rucoloa

My wife is reading the book “Under the Tuscan Sun” and told me about this simple pasta dish with arugula. I love pasta and arugula so I thought I’d give it a shot.

This dish is so easy to make, save yourself some time and prep the sauce while the pasta is cooking.

cooked spaghetti alla rucola

Spaghetti alla Rucola

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This dish is simple and delicious.

Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch arugula (rucola), washed and torn into large pieces
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 T butter
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb spaghetti

Instructions

  1. Pasta - Start cooking the pasta to al dente. While that is cooking, prepare the sauce.
  2. Sauce - In a large sauce pan, melt the butter
  3. Set the heat to low and add the arugula. Stir frequently until it wilts. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the heavy cream and parmesean. Simmer over low heat until the sauce thickens.
  5. Drain the past and add it to the sauce pan with the sauce. Mix and serve immediately.

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