Chorizo and Spinach Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy chorizo and spinach pasta recipe? Learn how to make chorizo and spinach pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by workerbee45

Makes 8 servings



Quick and easy dinner....great warmed up for lunch the next day

Recipe Ingredients for chorizo and spinach pasta

1 lb whole wheat penne pasta
10 oz chorizo
1/2 lb raw spinach
1 onion
2 T garlic
2 oz asiago cheese

Recipe Directions for chorizo and spinach pasta

  1. Boil pasta according to directions on box in a large pot.

  2. Cook the chorizo in a large frying pan with the onion and garlic.

  3. Drain pasta when al dente, reserving a small amount (1/2c) of the starchy pasta liquid.

  4. Put pasta back in large kettle, put raw spinach on top of the hot pasta.

  5. Pour reserved pasta water into chorizo mixture, stir and pour over pasta and spinach.

  6. Toss the pasta and spinach together to coat pasta and wilt the spinach.

  7. Pour onto a large serving platter and garnish with grated asiago cheese.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 143.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
391
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.7g
26%
Saturated Fat
6.4g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
38mg
13%
Sodium
557mg
23%
Potassium
328mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
43.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
6.9g
28%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
20.4g
Vitamin A 55% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 11% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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