Toss spinach, tomatoes, cheese and penne pasta for spinach pasta. With ingredients this good, you don't need much else for this quick Spinach Pasta Toss.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cups multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked
1 cup water
1 pkg. (9 oz.) baby spinach leaves
1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Italian* Three Cheese Blend
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Let's Make It
Bring tomatoes, pasta and water to boil in large saucepan; stir. Cover; simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or just until pasta is tender.
Add half the spinach; simmer, covered, 2 min. or just until wilted. Stir. Repeat with remaining spinach.
Serve topped with cheese.
For a spicier dish, add 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper or hot pepper sauce to uncooked pasta mixture in saucepan before cooking as directed.
Substitute 7 cups tightly packed baby spinach leaves for the bagged spinach.
Looking for a great side dish that can help you eat right? The spinach in this tasty side is not only rich in vitamin A but it also teams up with the tomatoes to provide vitamin C. In addition, the cheese is an excellent source of calcium.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.