Spinach and Pasta

Spinach and Pasta
Short description
Whole wheat pasta dressed up with spinach and reduced fat cheddar cheese.
  • 4 ounces uncooked whole wheat pasta (try bow ties or macaroni)
  • 2-10 ounce boxes frozen, chopped spinach
  • 3 tablespoons of Ranch dressing
  • 3 tablespoons shredded, reduced fat cheddar cheese
  1. Wash hands with warm water and soap. Wash fresh vegetables before preparing.
  2. Cook pasta according to directions on package. Drain and cool.
  3. Microwave spinach on high for 2-3 minutes until thawed. Drain well.
  4. Combine drained spinach, cooked pasta, and dressing in a casserole dish.
  5. Top with cheese and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes. Serve.


Prep and cook time

35 minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories, 205; carbohydrate, 28 g; protein, 9 g; fat, 6 g; saturated fat, 1 g; trans fat, 0 g; cholesterol, 2 mg; fiber 4 g; total sugars, 1 g; sodium, 380 mg; calcium, 180 mg; folate, 17 mcg; iron, 2 mg; percent calories from fat, 26%.

Recipe credit

Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH).