Pungent Arugula Pasta

1/4 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1 serrano or jalapeno chile sliced thin

2 Tablespoons drained capers or chopped olives

1 pound linguine

8 large plum tomatoes or 2 cups canned crushed tomatoes

4 oz fresh arugula

Salt and pepper

1 cup grated romano cheese

1.  Heat oil over medium heat.  Add garlic, chile and capers/olives.  Cook for 1-2 minutes then set aside. 

2.  Cook pasta.  Drain and reserve 1/4 cup cooking water.  Place cooked pasta in a large serving bowl.  

3.  Add pasta cooking water to garlic/chile mix and bring to a boil.  Add tomatoes and arugula and cook only until warm. 

4.  Pour sauce over pasta.  Season with salt and pepper and top with grated cheese.