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Spinach Vermicelli

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

“Not only is this simple dish nutritious and meatless, it also offers the goodness of spinach,” says Charleen Berkers of Palgrave, Ontario.
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked vermicelli
  • 1 large red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Directions

  1. Cook vermicelli according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil until crisp-tender. Add garlic; saute 1 minute longer. Add the spinach, lemon juice, tarragon, salt and pepper; saute for 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted.
  2. Drain vermicelli; toss with spinach mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 220 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 296mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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