Creamy  Spinach Noodle Toss Recipe
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Creamy Spinach Noodle Toss Recipe

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This comforting and colorful side is likely to become one of those versatile supper standbys—quick enough for busy weeknights, special enough to serve company! Josie Smith - Winamac, IN
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 2 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
  • 6-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 267 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 491mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. Stir the flour, seasoning blend, salt and pepper into drippings until blended; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add spinach, cook and stir until spinach is wilted.
  3. Drain noodles; transfer to a serving bowl. Add spinach mixture and cheese; toss to combine. Sprinkle with bacon mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Spinach Noodle Toss in Simple & Delicious January/February 2010, p23

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cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 102690
Reviewed May. 6, 2014

"Very simple and delicious!"

howdu User ID: 1170706 99708
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2014

"Delicious! I didn't have noodles, so subbed 1 1/2 cups bow tie pasta. We loved this pasta in the dish, and I'll probably always use the bow ties. The only other change was to use 4 oz Parmesan cheese rather than 3/4 cup (6 oz)--I had some good imported stuff. The sauce is pretty thick, so if you like a looser sauce thin it with milk. I'll definitely make this again."

juliesprincess User ID: 1363224 172928
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"My husband and I thought it was okay and all my kids hated it so I won't be fixing this again."

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 171512
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2010

"Definite addition to our personal cookbook! We love fresh spinach, and always looking for new ways to incorporate in a side dish."

jancharlie User ID: 4741122 82823
Reviewed May. 9, 2010

"OMG, I made this to serve with TUSCAN chicken FOR TWO. Absolutely fantastic dinner, The two dishes were perfect togeather. I will serve this often."

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