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Spinach Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes recipe? Learn how to make Spinach Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lupeth

Makes 4 servings



Tomatoes and cottage cheese make a flexible recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
12 oz evaporated skim milk
1 1/2 cups low-fat cottage cheese
2 cloves garlic, quartered
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3/4 cup Parmesan, grated
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 cup basil leaves, chopped
8 oz spinach noodles

Recipe Directions for Spinach Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  1. Using scissors, cut the sun-dried tomatoes into pieces. Put them in a bowl and cover with hot water. Allow to stand 10 minutes. Drain well and set aside.

  2. Combine milk, cottage cheese, garlic, salt pepper, red pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese in a blender container. Process until smooth. Leave the blender running and slowly add the oil until well-blended. Pour the sauce into a heavy saucepan and warm over low heat; do not boil.

  3. Cook noodles according to package directions until al dente. Drain noodles and put in a bowl. Pour the sauce over the pasta, add the drained sun-dried tomatoes and the basil and toss to mix well.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 277.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
507
Calories from Fat
149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.6g
26%
Saturated Fat
5.9g
29%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
1062mg
44%
Potassium
656mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
54.9g
18%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
10.6g
Protein
34.0g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 56% Iron 18%
* 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
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
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