Greek Penne Recipe

Looking for an easy Greek Penne recipe? Learn how to make Greek Penne using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kaiello

Makes 6 servings



Chef: Heidi Diller Corporate Nutristionist - Albertsons Guest on Good Things Utah Top this dish with olives to complete the meal. Not mentioned in the ingredients.

Recipe Ingredients for Greek Penne

12 ounces whole wheat penne
2 T olive oil, extra virgin
2 T pine nuts
5 cloves of garlic
10 ounces frozen spinach, thawed and drained
15 ounce canned tomatoes
1/2 c. low fat cottage cheese
4 ounces feta cheese
1 Salt
1 Pepper

Recipe Directions for Greek Penne

  1. Cook pasta, drain, set aside. Cover to keep warm.

  2. Saute garlic in 1 T olive oil. Add pines nuts an stir until lightly golden, about 4 minutes. Sitr in spinach and tomatoes and cook until just heated through. Do not over cook.

  3. Drain cottage cheese in a strainer, and pour into a small bowl. Add the feta cheese. Using a pastry blender, combine cheeses together.

  4. To serve, place the warm pasta in a bowl. Drizzle with remainind olive oil. Toss until well coated. Add the spinach mixture and toss.

  5. Finally add the cheese mixture.

  6. Salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Top with a handful of olives.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 222.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
342
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.2g
19%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
365mg
15%
Potassium
489mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
47.0g
16%
Dietary Fiber
8.0g
32%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
16.8g
Vitamin A 102% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 19% Iron 25%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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