Low Fat Spinach and Ricotta Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 262.0
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.5 mg
  • Sodium: 109.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 12.8 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    12 ounces elbow macaroni, penne or shell pasta
    2 tsp olive oil
    1/2 cup finely chopped onion
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    10 ounces baby spinach, roughly chopped
    1 ounce basil, chopped
    1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
    1/4 cup nonfat milk
    * 1 Tbls Grated Parmesean Chese


Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet saute onions and garlic until onions are soft and fragrant.
Add spinach and basil to the skillet, and stir until wilted. Then add ricotta cheese and milk to skillet and parmesean cheese and stir well.

Drain pasta, reserving a 1/4 cup or so of cooking water. Combine cooked pasta and ricotta mixture in a large bowl. Add the 1/4 cup of cooking water to mixture if needed.

Serve immediately with some freshly ground black pepper.

Serving Size:6 people

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KAREYBEAR1.

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