Feta softens in the oven before it's combined with spinach and pasta, with the pasta cooking right in the baking dish. Enjoy this one-pan dish on its own as a vegetarian main or serve with sautéed chicken breast for a boost of protein.

Carolyn Casner
EatingWell.com, April 2021

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active:
10 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
4

Nutrition Profile:

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

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  • Place feta in the center of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Bake until softened and starting to brown, about 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine spinach, oil, garlic, dill, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Use your hands to massage the spinach until it's reduced in volume by half. Stir in pasta.

  • After the feta has baked for 15 minutes, add the spinach and pasta mixture to the baking dish. Pour boiling water over the mixture and gently stir. Cover with foil and bake until the pasta is tender, about 18 minutes. Remove from the oven and stir. Cover and let stand for at least 3 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

394 calories; fat 19g; cholesterol 32mg; sodium 480mg; carbohydrates 45g; dietary fiber 6g; protein 14g; sugars 3g; niacin equivalents 5mg; saturated fat 7g; vitamin a iu 2458IU; potassium 286mg.
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