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

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Creamy Spinach Penne Pasta Recipe With Mushrooms, Mozzarella & Parmesan

Pasta is always a good choice for a quick, hearty weeknight or weekend dinner. This easy creamy spinach penne 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.

Serve this easy pasta recipe 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: 4


  • 16 ounces spinach penne pasta or regular penne 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

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. 

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Penne Pasta $2 & Up
Flour $2 & Up
Skillets $10 & Up
Pasta Pots $10 & Up

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

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