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Spinach Garlic Pasta Recipe

Spinach Garlic Pasta

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"A quick and easy dish. Cooked chicken pieces can be added to the skillet with the pasta. Broccoli can be substituted for the spinach."

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  1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic, and cook for 1 minute. Add the spinach and the cooked pasta. Mix well, and cook for approximately 2 minutes, stirring often. Serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 10, 2006

I loved this because it was quick and easy. To my surprise my kids loved it too.I used fresh spinach not frozen. I added salt and pepper and a pinch of dried oregano. I also added a fresh diced tomatoe to spinach while i sauteed it. I served it with a squirt of lemon, that just topped it off. Yummy!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 17, 2005

This is a start to a quick and easy recipe. I had fresh spinach, so I used that instead of the frozen. I added some canned, diced tomatoes, and more olive oil than called for. I used shredded Parmesean rather than the powdered kind. While eating it, I thought it needed a texture... I opted for creamy and added a touch of sour cream, of all things. I actually really enjoyed it with the sour cream! I LOVE sour cream, though. May not work for everyone. Just a suggestion! As stated, I agree with the other reviewers that said it was lacking moisture and flavor.

Jun 14, 2003

For a great meal throw in some diced plum tomatoes when sauteeing the spinach. Then add cubed, marinated, grilled chicken breast and top it all off with feta cheese and some sliced black olives from the deli, not those canned things. Good enough for my Italian brother-in-law. Mangia!

Jun 14, 2003

Easy to prepare but needed more seasoning. Added some season salt and salt free garlic and seasoning mix. My daughter added parmesan cheese to her plate.

Sep 14, 2009

Good basic recipe.I changed just about everything(but with this you can),added fresh spinach,chicken and grated cheese on top.Also used fat-free butter(no oil)and wheat pasta.

Jul 15, 2005

Are you kidding? This was incredibly bland and dry. Like mixing a bunch of plain pasta with plain spinach, except with a hint of garlic. It tasted good when I added a bunch of butter and salt, but then again, plain pasta tastes great with enough butter and salt.

Jan 14, 2004

Tasty! I added cooked chicken breast cut up in bite size pieces and a can of undrained diced tomatoes to serve it as a meal. The tomato juice added a little sauce that otherwise wasn't there.

Jan 12, 2008

ok...add anchovie paste,crushed red pepper and butter to the garlic(sounds weird but trust me) then when ready to serve add some ricotta cheese on top!Takes it to a whole new level!Oh, don't forget to squeeze out the water from the spinach.I use just a plain white kitchen towel.


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  • Calories
  • 188 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 3.4 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 7.4 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

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

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