A vibrant sauce made with spinach and roasted peppers gets its creaminess from cottage cheese in this easy penne pasta dish for six.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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3/4 lb. (340 g) fresh spinach leaves, stemmed
4-1/2 cups penne pasta, uncooked
1 clove garlic
1 cup cottage cheese
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese
1 tsp. dried basil leaves, crushed
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 jar (340 mL) roasted red peppers, drained, chopped
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How do I make it ?
Add spinach to large pot of boiling water; cook 1 min. Remove spinach with slotted spoon, reserving water in pot for cooking pasta. Rinse spinach with cold water; drain well. Chop spinach; set aside.
Return water to boil. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, blend garlic in blender until minced. Add spinach, cottage cheese and milk to blender; blend until smooth. Blend in Parmesan and seasonings.
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add spinach mixture and red peppers; mix lightly.
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Use pre-washed bagged spinach for easy prep.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 3.5 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 420 mg
Carbohydrate 48 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 15 g
6 servings, 1-1/3 cups (325 mL) 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.