Creamy Spinach Pasta Recipe With Mushrooms, Mozzarella & Parmesan by 30Seconds Food


Creamy Spinach Pasta Recipe With Mushrooms, Mozzarella & Parmesan

Pasta is always a good choice for a quick, hearty weeknight or weekend dinner. This easy creamy spinach pasta recipe has healthy mushrooms and spinach, and is finished with cream and two kinds of cheese. The result is a rich, satisfying pasta meal that's sure to please the entire family.

To make this creamy spinach pasta recipe you will need a pound of short spinach pasta (or regular pasta), butter, fresh mushrooms, baby spinach, fresh garlic, flour, heavy cream or milk, mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. The easy Italian dinner is on the table is under 30 minutes.

Serve this easy pasta recipe for dinner with garlic bread and a fresh, crispy salad. Don't forget to pass around more Parmesan cheese and crushed red pepper flakes for a little heat.

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Cuisine: Italian 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces short spinach pasta, cooked to al dente according to package directions
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 5 ounces baby spinach
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream or whole milk 
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella  
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 
  • fresh basil leaves, for serving

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Recipe Notes

  • Fusilli, rotini, penne, rigatoni, cavatappi, bowties or any short pasta would work for this recipe.
  • For the best finished dish, do not overcook the pasta.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the spinach and cook until it wilts and all the liquid in the pan has evaporated, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. 
  2. Sprinkle in the flour and cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Slowly add the cream and cook, stirring, until thickened. Add the cheeses and stir until melted. Add the pasta. Toss. Season with salt and pepper, if needed. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories:583

Total Fat: 17.3g

Saturated Fat: 9.7g

Cholesterol: 97mg

Sodium: 238mg

Total Carbohydrate: 85.7g

Dietary Fiber: 4.8g

Total Sugars: 2.9g

Protein: 24.5g

Vitamin D: 493mcg2

Calcium: 241mg

Iron: 11mg

Potassium: 1070mg

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Love easy breezy pasta recipes like this one! 😍
Cassiday
Penne pasta perfection.

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