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Creamy Spinach Penne

Prep Time: 25 min.
Total Time: 25 min.
Servings: 6 servings, 1-1/3 cups (325 mL) each

What you need

3/4 lb. spinach leaves
4-1/2 cups penne pasta
1 clove garlic
1 cup cottage cheese
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 jar roasted red pepper

How to do it

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add spinach mixture and red peppers; mix lightly.

Tips

Make it Easy: Use pre-washed bagged spinach for easy prep.

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Nutrition

6 servings, 1-1/3 cups (325 mL) each
Calories
280
Total fat
3.5g
Saturated fat
1g
Cholesterol
5mg
Sodium
420mg
Carbohydrate
48g
Dietary fibre
2g
Sugars
6g
Protein
15g
Vitamin A
60%DV
Vitamin C
60%DV
Calcium
15%DV
Iron
20%DV
* 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.
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