20-Minute Pasta Meal

20-Minute Pasta Meal

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

If the simplicity and speed of this pasta dish doesn’t surprise you, then its delicious and gourmet combination of ravioli, summer squash, tomatoes, chickpeas and spinach will.


  • 1 9-ounce package light cheese-filed ravioli
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, thinly sliced (about 1-1/4 cups)
  • 4 plum tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • 4 cups shredded fresh spinach


  1. Cook the ravioli according to package directions and drain.
  2. In the meantime, place the oil into a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Once it begins to shimmer, add the squash, tomatoes, chickpeas, thyme, and black pepper and sauté the mixture for 5 minutes. Add the pasta to the pan and then toss the mixture to combine.
  3. Evenly divide the spinach between 4 serving plates and then top with the pasta mixture; serve immediately.


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