Creamy Spinach and Tomato Pasta

The new year is just around the corner and we’re working on some of our resolutions early. We’ve kept this Creamy Spinach and Tomato Pasta pretty guilt free with our whole grain noodles and fresh vegetables! Trade out the cream cheese for light or low fat and you’ve got yourself a healthy and filling meal that can be thrown together in just 25 minutes!

Serves: 4

Creamy Spinach and Tomato Pasta

10 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 5 oz whole wheat pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
  • 1 1/5 cups water
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 cups spinach
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan Cheese for topping

Instructions

  1. Cook noodles according to directions on package.
  2. While noodles are cooking, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add onion and garlic and saute until onions are tender (about 5 minutes).
  4. Add tomato paste and water and stir until combined.
  5. Add cream cheese and diced tomatoes. The cream cheese works best if you break it up before adding it in. Stir until all combined and creamy.
  6. Turn stove top to low heat, add noodles and stir until coated.
  7. Add spinach and stir until spinach begins to wilt (about 3 minutes)
  8. Top with parmesan cheese and enjoy!
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