5-Ingredient Spinach Pasta Recipe: This Easy Pasta Recipe Is on the Table in 15 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

Pasta Dinner
2 years ago

5-Ingredient Spinach Pasta Recipe: This Easy Pasta Recipe Is on the Table in 15 Minutes

Need dinner in a hurry? This easy pasta recipe has a creamy spinach sauce and cooks in about 10 minutes. Use whatever shape pasta you like. You could also switch the spinach for another vegetable like broccolizucchini or peas.

Cuisine: Italian/American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 8 ounces pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bag (9 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Reserve about 1/2 cup of the pasta water.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. 
  3. Add half of the spinach and stir until wilted. Add the remaining spinach and cook until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the cream cheese, Parmesan and some of the pasta water to help loosen it up. Cook, stirring, until cheese has melted. 
  5. Stir in the cooked pasta. Serve with more Parmesan. 

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Skillets $10 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Pasta $1 & Up

20-Minute Spinach Pesto Pasta Recipe: Easy Pasta With Peas & Pesto Recipe Is Dinner Fast

5-Ingredient Pasta Shells Recipe With Spinach, Bleu Cheese & Parmesan Is Creamy Delicious

20-Minute Spaghetti Pasta Recipe With Creamy Spinach Sauce Is Legit

15-Minute Creamy Spinach Ricotta Lemon Pasta Recipe Is Irresistible

Elisa Schmitz
Oooh, so easy and so delicious. A perfect weeknight meal!
Creamy and simple. Yes please!

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Crispy Southern Salmon Patties Recipe Is a 20-Minute Budget Dinner

3-Ingredient Better Than Feta Pasta Recipe (Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip Pasta)

Light & Lemony Shrimp Feta Pasta Recipe Is Ready In a Flash (20 Minutes)

Cheesy Southern Salmon Patties Recipe Is Ready In 10 Minutes