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Creamy Spinach Penne

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6 servings

A vibrant sauce made with spinach and roasted peppers gets its creaminess from cottage cheese in this easy penne pasta dish for six.

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  • Add spinach to large pot of boiling water; cook 1 min. Remove spinach with slotted spoon, reserving water in pot for cooking pasta. Rinse spinach with cold water; drain well. Chop spinach; set aside.
  • Return water to boil. Add pasta; cook 10 min. or just until tender. Meanwhile, blend garlic in blender until minced. Add spinach, cottage cheese and milk to blender; blend until smooth. Blend in Parmesan and seasonings.
  • Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add spinach mixture and red peppers; mix lightly.

Make it Easy

Use pre-washed bagged spinach for easy prep.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 4 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

Fresh spinach, rich in vitamin A, adds a vibrant green color to this low-fat main dish.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 350
Total fat 4g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 620mg
Carbohydrate 59g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 6g
Protein 18g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 140 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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