Egg, Spinach, & Mushroom Pasta

If you love cheese, eggs, and veggies, you cannot go wrong with this easy Egg, Spinach, & Mushroom Pasta!  From the red pepper and garlic to the salty eggy coating to the cheesy bites of mushroom, this simple dinner is a winner when you need a tasty weeknight meal.

While this combination is inherently vegetarian, you could easily add in a meat option such as traditional or chicken sausages.  You could also keep it vegetarian but add some extra protein with veggie sausages as well.  It works perfectly as a side or light main meal as it is, and can be transformed into a heartier main meal with this optional addition!

Servings: 4 Mains or 8 Sides

Ingredients:

  • 12 oz Pasta Of Choice
  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 2.5 Cups Diced Baby Bella Mushrooms
  • 5 oz Baby Spinach
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 Slices Mozzarella Cheese
  • Sea Salt and Black Pepper, To Taste
  • Red Pepper Flakes, To Taste
  • 1 Tsp Dried Basil
  • Parmesan for serving

Directions:

Prep by mincing the garlic with a press, dicing the mushrooms, and measuring the spinach 

Boil water to prepare to cook the pasta according to package instructions

While the water is boiling and the pasta cooks, add 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and the garlic to a large wok or skillet and warm up the garlic on medium heat

Add in a few red pepper flakes, to taste

Add in the mushrooms and spinach, and cook until the veggies are done to your liking

Turn the heat down to low

Scramble the eggs in a bowl and set aside

Just before draining the finished pasta, take out about 2 spoonfuls of the boiling water and mix it into your scrambled eggs

Drain and rinse the pasta, then add it into the veggie mix and coat evenly, adding in the third tablespoon of olive oil as well to keep it from sticking

Add in salt and black pepper to taste, the basil, as well as another pinch of red pepper flakes

(I would recommend starting with less red pepper and having more available for serving so that you don’t accidentally add more than you’d like)

Add the scrambled egg mixture, tossing the pasta mix continuously for a minute or two, or until the eggs are cooked to your liking

Tear up the cheese slices and mix in until melted evenly

Taste test to determine if additional salt, pepper, or red pepper flakes are needed

Serve with parmesan cheese along with extra salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste

Enjoy!

[Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.]


Love eggy pastas?  Try my Egg & Sausage Carbonara!

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