Mushroom-Spinach Fusilli with Salty Sunflower Seeds

Caramelized Mushroom Spirals

You don’t always need to follow a recipe to make something turn out deliciously.

In my refrigerator, I had mushrooms and spinach that needed to be used, and I just purchased a new balsamic vinegar that I was eager to try. A number of potential dishes crossed through my mind—spinach mushroom risotto balls? a healthy spinach salad with caramelized onions and mushrooms? Balsamic chicken tacos? I decided to just start saute-ing and see what happened.

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