15-Minute Fettuccine with Spinach and Goat Cheese - Quick, flavorful and light pasta dinner with spinach and goat cheese that melts as it’s tossed with the warm and delicious pasta.
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AuthorKaterina | Diethood
12ounceswhole grain fettuccine
1bag(6 to 8 ounces) baby spinach
salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
4ouncesfresh goat cheese, crumbled
Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
In the meantime, heat the oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the garlic; cook and stir until fragrant.
Add the spinach and season with salt and pepper; cook, stirring frequently, until wilted, about 1 minute.
Add the spinach mixture, 3 ounces of the goat cheese, and 1/4 cup of the reserved cooking water to the pasta and toss until the goat cheese starts to melt and coats the pasta. Add more cooking water as needed to loosen the sauce.
Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
Sprinkle with the remaining goat cheese and serve.
15-Minute Fettuccine with Spinach and Goat Cheese
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 308Calories from Fat 98
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.