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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 296.0
  • Total Fat: 8.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 498.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 9.7 g

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Absorption Penne with Mushrooms and Spinach

Submitted by: KERRYHF

Introduction

A simple, delicious pasta that uses the absorption method (similar to risotto). The starch on the pasta makes a wonderfully creamy sauce. This can be make as directed, or left on the stove a bit longer to carmelize. A simple, delicious pasta that uses the absorption method (similar to risotto). The starch on the pasta makes a wonderfully creamy sauce. This can be make as directed, or left on the stove a bit longer to carmelize.
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    100 grams (3.5 ounces) penne pasta, uncooked

    1 tbsp olive oil

    1/4 onion, chopped

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    1 cup vegetable stock (or chicken broth)

    5 button mushrooms, sliced

    2 cups fresh spinach, washed and dried

    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. In a small saucepan, begin heating the vegetable stock.

2. In a medium saucepan, sauté the onion and garlic in the olive oil until softened. Add the dried pasta to the pan and stir to coat.

3. When the vegetable stock begins to boil, add it to the pasta. Stir contents, cover, and let simmer for 5 minutes.

4. Add the sliced mushrooms to the pot, along with salt and pepper. Stir and cover. Continue simmering until pasta is almost al dente (about 7-10 minutes).

5. Add the spinach and stir until the leaves are barely wilted and the pasta is al dente. Serve immediately.


Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KERRYHF.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yum! Yum! Yum! I made this with a light Salad on the side and chicken. It made for an excellant gourmet meal. I heated up the broth the microwave, which made clean up a lot easier. Only one pan to wash. - 7/31/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really tasty! - 3/20/07

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  • Quick, easy, nutritious and delicious - couldn't ask for anything more! - 12/6/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this sounds so good, and even healthy. - 1/17/09

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