Believe it or not it has actually been quite nice here in Seattle for the last few days. The sun has been shining, the sky blue and the temperatures have been in the low 70s, darn near perfect in my opinion. When the weather gets like this I remember that summer is upon us and I start searching for recipes that are simple and light. This pasta recipe is just that. Multi-grain spaghetti is cooked to al dente and tossed with coarsely cracked black pepper, cherry tomatoes and freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese.
Despite the rising popularity of using multi-grain or whole wheat pasta over the last few years, I am just now realizing how delicious it is and wondering why I never started using it before. It has a heartier and more rustic taste then regular pasta and paired nicely with the ingredients in this recipe. If you are not a fan of multi-grain pasta feel free to substitute regular spaghetti instead.
Sitting on our patio with a glass of wine, this pasta in front of me and my husband next to me was the perfect end to a beautiful day. Enjoy!
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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