Lowered Expectations Pasta – It’s What’s For Dinner!

So I started out all ambitious. I nutribulleted some mushroom, minced 4 cloves of garlic, chopped up a shallot, a tablespoon of fresh oregano and thawed a cup of frozen spinach. Into a bowl they go with liberal salt and pepper, too. I follow this up with a cup of ricotta, then mix thorough.

This is where it all goes sideways.

I hook up the kitchen aid, get out my fancy pasta attachment to roll out the sheets and I thought.. DEAR GOD! It’s 6:30 already. What the hell am I doing?

So I stopped, went to the cupboard, and got a box of bowties out. They’re Confluent Boyfriend’s favorite. He says they’re the gentleman of pasta.

Anyway, dinner was .. okay. Not what I had planned, but still tasty. Should’ve just bought the tubes at the store.

Lowered Expectations Pasta

Lowered Expectations Pasta

Top with a bit of reserved fresh oregano, red pepper flakes, and a bit of regret about your laziness.


About The Confluent Kitchen

I am food obsessed. I love trying new recipes, putzing in the kitchen, making my own cheese and other random kitchen tom-foolery. Follow my exploits.. the good, the bad, and the burnt.
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3 Responses to Lowered Expectations Pasta – It’s What’s For Dinner!

  1. :)… Weekends are more like that!

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