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Tomato Spinach Spirals Recipe

Tomato Spinach Spirals Recipe

A great side dish or meatless main course, this pasta pleaser comes together in a snap. "It is tasty, quick and easy," says Janet Montano of Temecula, California. And at just 69¢ a serving, it's affordable as well.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) spiral pasta
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen creamed spinach
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 tablespoons grated Romano cheese, divided
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, prepare spinach according to package directions. Drain pasta; place in a large bowl. Add the spinach, tomatoes, 2 tablespoons of Romano cheese, 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese and salt; toss to coat. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 215 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 611 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.