Spinach Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Spinach Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kckstrt

Makes 8 servings



Modified from http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Spinach-and-Pasta-Shells/Detail.aspx

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach Pasta

1 pound whole wheat pasta
10 ounce frozen chopped spinach
2 tablespoons olive oil
7 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes (optional)
4 tomatos

Recipe Directions for Spinach Pasta

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and spinach and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente; drain and reserve.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and; saute for 5 minutes or until the garlic turns light gold. Add tomato and cook for another minute. Add cooked pasta and spinach to the skillet and mix well. Season with salt and toss; serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 159.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
266
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
42mg
2%
Potassium
581mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
47.2g
16%
Dietary Fiber
6.7g
27%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
8.8g
Vitamin A 79% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 7% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement