Penne with Spinach, Green Olives & Parmesan

¼ cupChopped fresh Italian parsley
1 teaspoonLemon zest
1 cloveGarlic, finely minced
1 large bunchSpinach, stems removed and coarsely chopped
1 cupMini penne
Extra virgin olive oil
½ cupCalifornia Coast Naturals Pitted Lemon Green Olives, halved
Parmesan cheese, shredded


Mix parsley, lemon peel and garlic in small bowl; set aside.

Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Add penne and cook just until tender, about 8 minutes.Drain and drizzle with a little olive oil

Steam spinach until just until tender but still bright green. Coarsely chop.

Combine pasta and spinach and olives. Season with salt and pepper.

Transfer to bowl. Drizzle with a little more olive oil. Sprinkle with parsley mixture and Parmesan.

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