Debbie’s Yummy Pasta

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Face it, finding a good plate of pasta in these parts is not very challenging. South Ninth Street alone presents several delicious dinning destinations. But when the wallet starts feeling a little lighter, splurging for a fine Italian meal no longer seems like such a good idea.

For those keeping a close eye on the budget, Debbie Robb, of the 300 block of Mercy Street, offers up a cheaper solution with her Yummy Pasta recipe. With artichoke hearts, spinach and tomatoes in the mix, this meal also will satisfy those appetites running on empty.


1 box of bow pasta, cooked according to package directions 

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 can of artichoke hearts (in water)

4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

1 small onion, chopped

1 teaspoon of red crushed pepper flakes

1 29-ounce can of diced tomatoes

1 box of frozen chopped or leaf spinach, thawed 

1 tablespoon of basil leaves

1/2 cup of Parmesan or Romano cheese, grated

Salt and pepper, to taste


In a large saucepan heated with the oil, add the artichoke hearts, garlic, onion and red pepper flakes. Cook until the onion and garlic soften. Add the tomatoes and spinach. Stir all of the ingredients evenly before adding the basil leaves and cheese.

Strain the pasta, and pour in the sauce, stirring. Mix the pasta and vegetable mixture, adding the cheese, salt and pepper as topping. 

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1. Marty Medals said... on Feb 4, 2013 at 03:07PM

“Marty Medals Turkey Tenderloin
Turkey Tenderloin is sold near the Pork tenderloin in super markets.

1. Use the two pieces in the package.
2. 1/2 apple sliced very thin
3. 1/2 onion sliced very thin
4. 2 tablespoons barbeque sauce
5. 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
6. salt & pepper to taste.

1.Pre heat oven to 350.
2. Spray an oven pan with Pam . Place layer of onions on pan.then place layer of apples on top of onions. Then place both turkey tenderloins on top.
3.Mix barbeque sauce and orange marmalade together. Lightly salt and pepper turkey then spread mixture on top of both pieces of turkey.
4. Place in oven for one hour.
5. When done, remove turkey to cutting board and slice it in quatrer inch sclices. Place slices on plate.
6. Mash remaining onions and apples and mix with juices. Pour over the slices and serve.

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Marty Medals
14852 Wildflower Lane
Delray Beach, Fl 33446

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2. Anonymous said... on Feb 9, 2013 at 09:33AM

“Wow, a recipe without any prepackaged something mix or canned instant whatever!”


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