Quick Creamy Spinach and Tomato Pasta Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quick Creamy Spinach and Tomato Pasta Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Quick Creamy Spinach and Tomato Pasta

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"I invented this recipe at the end of the week when groceries were running low-just a few ingredients make up this easy pasta dish. This can be a healthier yet still flavorful meal by using low-fat sour cream and whole wheat pasta."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    20 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until tender. Drain.
  2. While you wait for the pasta, combine the tomatoes and spinach in a saucepan over medium heat. When the spinach begins to wilt, stir in the sour cream and pesto. Toss sauce with drained pasta and serve immediately.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 14, 2007

This was really good. I added 3 cloves of garlic a few pinches of Oregano and some salt and peppper. After I added the sauce to the noodles. I sprinkled in some parmesan cheese and pine nuts.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 15, 2006

I thought this was good and easy, but lacking something. I added some garlic, but next time I might add red pepper to give it a kick.

Sep 09, 2007

Really, really good! I put in as much spinach as I could, as others have suggested and it was awesome. We also added in more pesto- try 1 1/2 or 2 tablespoons. Really easy and really fast. Thanks!

Apr 21, 2006

This was quick and tasty. I make something similar and never thought to add sour cream to it. I made it for a family dinner, and there were no loeftovers.

Nov 06, 2006

This was so simple and an easy way to clear up leftovers and make a presentable meal. I made it for my roommates and there was nothing left! I did listen to the one review who suggested the red pepper flakes and the garlic though, it added a great flavor!

May 11, 2007

good but very bland, this was missing something, and I could not figure it out, I will not be making this again.

Dec 03, 2006

This recipe was quick and easy. I liked the fresh spinach. I also used fresh tomatoes instead of canned. However, the sauce did seem a little bland. I tried adding crushed red pepper to liven it up, but it didnt seem to do the trick.

Aug 04, 2006

We enjoyed this dish very much: no leftovers. I made it because I had a lot of fresh spinach left that I wanted to use. I wish I had chopped it a little first. I added about 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes to the sauce, and that provided a nice kick. Next time, I will make the recipe with a full pound of pasta and double the diced tomatoes but keep the sour cream amount the same, using as much spinach as I can fit!


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  • Calories
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 36 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 9.3 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 330 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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