Go Back
+ servings

Creamy Spinach Fettuccine

11 11 11
WW Freestyle: 11
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
This Creamy Spinach Fettuccine recipe is the pasta dinner of your dreams! Fettuccine pasta tossed in a light, creamy spinach sauce and topped with toasted garlicky panko bread crumbs.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 360
Author: Katerina

Ingredients

  • 8- ounces dry fettuccine pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion , chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4- cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 bag (10-ounces) baby spinach
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4- cup grated parmesan cheese

FOR THE PANKO BREAD CRUMBS

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1/4- cup panko bread crumbs

Instructions 

  • Cook pasta according to the directions on the box.
  • In the meantime, heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and garlic; cook 2 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.
  • In a small bowl whisk together vegetable broth and flour.
  • Transfer broth mixture to the pan and whisk in the milk; continue to whisk and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add spinach leaves; cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently until spinach is welted and sauce is thickened.
  • Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and fresh parsley.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in parmesan cheese and add cooked fettuccine; toss to combine and set aside.

FOR THE PANKO BREAD CRUMBS

  • Melt butter in skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  • Add panko bread crumbs to skillet and continue to cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently, or until light brown and toasted.
  • Top fettuccine with the toasted bread crumbs and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Spinach Fettuccine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 392mg16%
Potassium 294mg8%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 525IU11%
Vitamin C 5.6mg7%
Calcium 184mg18%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: easy pasta recipes, pasta dinner idea, vegetarian dinner idea, vegetarian pasta dinner idea