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Florida Vegetable Recipe

Spinach Fettuccine with Grape Tomatoes and Watercress

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Vegetable-6105
Ingredients  
Amount Ingredient
1 1/2 pounds grape tomatoes, quartered (about 1 quart)
2 cloves garlic, smashed
6 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 teaspoon sea or kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
1/2 cup basil leaves, thinly sliced
3/4 pound spinach fettuccine
2 bunches watercress, tough stems removed
1 lemon, juice of
 

Preparation
In a large bowl, toss the tomatoes with garlic, olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, pepper, lemon juice, and basil. Set the mixture aside. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the spinach fettuccine until just done, around 12 minutes. Drain, return to the hot pan, and toss in the tomato mixture, watercress, and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt to taste. Garnish with fresh grated parmesan cheese.

Yield
4 servings

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