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Spinach Pesto And Pasta Toss

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The spinach pesto and pasta toss is a cooked pasta and spinach dish that can be served as a meal. The spinach cooked with bacon drippings, with garlic and pepper for flavor, is blended and spread over the cooked pasta. Sprinkled with a handful of bacon and cheese, the pasta and pesto toss is great with a glass of wine.
  Bacon slices 6
  Spaghetti/Other pasta 10 Ounce
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce (1 package)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cream style cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan cook spinach according to package directions.
Do not drain.
Place undrained spinach, reserved bacon drippings, gariic, and pepper in a blender container or food processor bowl.
Cover and blend or process till smooth.
Add undrained cottage cheese.
Cover and blend or process till smooth.
Arrange pasta on a large serving platter.
Pour spinach mixture over pasta.
Toss to mix well.
Sprinkle with crumbled bacon and Parmesan cheese.
Serve immediately

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 118 Calories from Fat 20

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.5%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.5 mg1.8%

Sodium 124.2 mg5.2%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 7 g13.5%

Vitamin A 45.1% Vitamin C 11.5%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 8.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spinach Pesto And Pasta Toss Recipe