Sweet Corn, Caramelized Shallots, and Spinach Sauce
Golden corn and cooked shallots provide a subtle sweetness.
1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and reserve 1⁄4 cup cooking water.
2 While pasta is cooking, heat 2 Tbs. olive oil in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add shallots, season with salt, if desired, and cook 5 minutes, or until lightly browned in places, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 3 to 5 minutes more, or until shallots are very soft. Add corn kernels and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Cook 2 minutes. Add spinach and 1⁄4 cup reserved pasta-cooking water, and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until spinach is wilted. Serve over pasta, and dot with goat cheese.