Empty the Fridge Pasta

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pastaI need to go grocery shopping but tend to put if off until I absolutely have NO food.  And that’s basically where I was this weekend (going to the store today).  I had a few things in the fridge that were close to being on their last leg . . . . some red bell pepper, 1/2 an avocado, red onion, baby kale, a couple pieces of bacon and some yellow cherub tomatoes.  So I thought to myself . . . why not make some pasta and throw all that stuff in it.  Once my mini bow tie pasta was cooked I drained it and added a bit of olive oil, butter and the juice of 1/2 a lemon.  Then I added the baby kale and just let the heat of the pasta wilt it a bit.  I had already chopped up everything else while the pasta was cooking so I added it all once the kale was wilted.  Stirred it all up, poured it in my bowl & topped it with some pine nuts (because everything tastes better with pine nuts!).  Salt & pepper.  I have to say it was pretty yummy!

I did notice after I took this picture that I think I need a “cute” bowl for salad/pasta pics.  Looks like a trip to Home Goods is in my future!! Yessssssss

About countrygirlbling

Hi, I'm hoping that my blog and my experiences will help to encourage you. Our journey through life can be unpredictable at times but KNOW that if you are a believer in Christ, HE will always have your best interest at heart! (Even when things don't make sense!) Toodles

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