Recipe Details

Spinach Pasta Shells

Number of Servings: 5

Serving Size: 1 cup

Olive oil is a great source of monounsaturated fat and is good for you (in the right portion sizes!).

Name: Amount:
uncooked medium shell pasta (about 2 cups) 5
frozen, chopped spinach 9
olive oil, divided 2 Tbsp
garlic cloves. minced 4 ea
grated Parmesan cheese 0.25 cup

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. While pasta is cooking, defrost spinach in microwave. Squeeze all liquid from spinach.


In a medium nonstick skillet, saute spinach in 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat for approximately 5 minutes. Add garlic and Parmesan cheese; saute 1 minute.


Drain pasta. Add spinach mixture and 1 tablespoon olive oil to pasta and toss.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 191
Calories from Fat 69
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 6mg
Sodium 139mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 24g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1 1/2 Starch 1 1/2 Fat