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Spinach Penne Toss Recipe
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Spinach Penne Toss Recipe

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Spinach provides a delicious base for all the wonderful flavor combinations found in Kierste Wade's hearty salad. The Midland, Michigan reader writes, This salad is perfect for so many different occasions, including when company comes.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 179 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute red pepper and onion in 1 tablespoon oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain pasta and place in a serving bowl. Add the red pepper mixture, spinach, bacon, feta cheese and tomatoes.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, pepper, salt and remaining oil. Drizzle over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Penne Toss in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p46

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 179 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 1, 2012

we love this recipe and make it often its good both hot or cold.I use balsamic vinegar instead and have added mushrooms ..deilicious

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Reviewed Apr. 16, 2012

This recipe was delicious and easy to make. We added more spinach and used turkey bacon; it was fantastic! This will definitely be a warm weather staple!

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Reviewed Apr. 16, 2012

This recipe was delicious and easy to make. We added more spinach and used turkey bacon; it was fantastic! This will definitely be a warm weather staple!

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2011

I take this everytime I need to bring food for a friend. Everyone asks for the recipe. My husband wants me to make it once a week.

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Reviewed Mar. 20, 2011

FAB salad new favorite of husband add meat and it is a complete meal

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