Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 12 ounces elbow macaroni, penne or shell pasta

  2. 2 tsp olive oil

  3. 1/2 cup finely chopped onion

  4. 2 garlic cloves, minced

  5. 10 ounces baby spinach, roughly chopped

  6. 1 ounce basil, chopped

  7. 1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese

  8. 1/4 cup nonfat milk

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet saute onions and garlic until onions are soft and fragrant.

  2. Add spinach and basil to the skillet, and stir until wilted. Then add ricotta cheese and milk to skillet and stir well.

  3. Drain pasta, reserving a 1/4 cup or so of cooking water. Combine cooked pasta and ricotta mixture in a large bowl. Add the 1/4 cup of cooking water to mixture if needed.

  4. Serve immediately with some freshly ground black pepper.

  5. Serves 6 Per Serving: Calories 296, Calories from Fat 52, Total Fat 5.9g (sat 2.3g), Cholesterol 13mg, Sodium 97mg, Carbohydrate 47.2g, Fiber 3.1g, Protein 13.8g


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