Fusilli with Spinach and Asiago Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Fusilli with spinach and asiago cheese recipe? Learn how to make Fusilli with spinach and asiago cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pparker1313

Makes 8 servings



Giada, add marina with leftovers, only 1/2 cup portions

Recipe Ingredients for Fusilli with spinach and asiago cheese

1/2 pound fusilli pasta
1/8 cup olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
6 oz fresh spinach, roughly chopped
4 oz cherry tomatoes, halved
2 oz red pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmesan, asiago (1/4 cup each)
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Fusilli with spinach and asiago cheese

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain pasta reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid.

  2. Meanwhile, warm olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add the spinach and tomatoes and cook until the spinach wilts, about 2 more minutes. Add the cooked pasta and toss. Add the cheeses, salt, pepper, and the pasta cooking liquid and stir to combine.

  3. Transfer the pasta to a serving plate and serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 81.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
168
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
404mg
17%
Potassium
179mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
23.3g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
6.9g
Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 10% Iron 11%
* 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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