If you've ever wanted to make a meal out of warm spinach and artichoke dip, this creamy pasta is for you. And here's what's almost as good as the flavor of this comforting dish: the fact that this healthy dinner takes just 20 minutes to prepare.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell.com, September 2019

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

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  • Combine spinach and 1 tablespoon water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until just wilted, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl. Add cream cheese and milk to the pan; whisk until the cream cheese is melted. Add Parmesan, garlic powder and pepper; cook, whisking until thickened and bubbling. Drain as much liquid as possible from the spinach. Stir the drained spinach into the sauce, along with artichokes and the pasta. Cook until warmed through.

Tips

Tip: If you can find frozen artichoke hearts, they also work well in this recipe. Thaw before using.

Nutrition Facts

371 calories; protein 16.6g 33% DV; carbohydrates 56.1g 18% DV; exchange other carbs 3.5; dietary fiber 7.9g 32% DV; sugars 6g; fat 9.1g 14% DV; saturated fat 4.4g 22% DV; cholesterol 26.2mg 9% DV; vitamin a iu 2827.2IU 57% DV; vitamin c 16.9mg 28% DV; folate 9mcg 2% DV; calcium 239.7mg 24% DV; iron 3.1mg 17% DV; magnesium 37.2mg 13% DV; potassium 397mg 11% DV; sodium 550.1mg 22% DV; thiaminmg 3% DV.

Reviews (4)

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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
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Rating: 5 stars
10/23/2019
Made it exactly as directed, and it was delicious and filling! Will be making it again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/27/2019
WOAH. This pasta is seriously addicting and it was really quick and easy to pull together. Wouldn t change a thing. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/09/2019
I made as listed and it was easy and yummy. I would use less garlic powder next time because it was a bit too strong. I think adding red pepper flakes to this would be good. I'll definitely be making again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/07/2019
Really good and super quick & easy! I made as directed and added a bit of red pepper flakes at the end for a little heat. Husband gobbled it up. Will definitely make again! Read More