Creamy Spinach Noodle Toss
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1-1/2 cups uncooked egg noodles
- 2 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Drain noodles; transfer to a serving bowl. Add spinach mixture and cheese; toss to combine. Sprinkle with bacon mixture.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 267 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 491mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.
May 6, 2014
Very simple and delicious!
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.
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.
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.
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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