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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.

EatingWell.com, September 2019

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
active:
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

1 1/3 cups
371 calories; protein 16.6g; carbohydrates 56.1g; dietary fiber 7.9g; sugars 6g; fat 9.1g; saturated fat 4.4g; cholesterol 26.2mg; vitamin a iu 2827.2IU; vitamin c 16.9mg; folate 9mcg; calcium 239.7mg; iron 3.1mg; magnesium 37.2mg; potassium 397mg; sodium 550.1mg.

3 starch, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 high-fat protein

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