Creamy Tomato, Mushroom, and Spinach Pasta

Weight Watchers Recipe: Creamy Tomato, Mushroom, and Spinach Pasta

Creamy-Tomato,-Mushroom,-and-Spinach-Pasta

 

Yield :

  • Serving Size:
  • 1.5 cups
  • 10 Smartpoints

Ingredients :

  • 8 oz. high fiber pasta (or whole wheat)
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1.33 cups canned diced Italian tomatoes (not drained)
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 oz. light cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup basil

Preparation :

  • Cook the pasta according to package directions. Reserve ½ cup pasta cooking liquid.
    Heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 4-6 minutes until becoming translucent.
    Add the garlic and mushrooms and cook for 3-4 minutes.
    Add the tomatoes with juice, tomato paste, and red pepper flakes. Stir in the cream cheese and Parmesan. Stir to create a creamy sauce. Add the pasta water as needed to thin out the sauce, start with 1-2 tbsp. and add as needed.
    Add the spinach and cook 3-4 minutes until wilted.
    Stir in the pasta and fresh basil.

Nutritional Info :

  • Serving Size:
  • 1.5 cups
  • 10 Smartpoints
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 298
  • Total Fat 12g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Carbohydrate 53g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 12g

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