Spinach Penne

Sarika Chauhan's picture

Oct. 03, 2013

Penne with fresh spinach tastes divine and easy to make. If Italian is what you like, then this recipe is for you. A must try on a lazy Sunday! Even your kids are going to love.


For the sauce
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Onion 4 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Garlic 1 Teaspoon , minced
Fresh tomato puree 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs) , finely chopped
Italian seasoning 1 Teaspoon
Salt and pepper To Taste
For the pasta
Penne pasta 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt 1 Tablespoon (Boiled in salt water)



1. In a large pot, boil 6 cups of water and add in the salt. Followed by penne and cook according to the package direction.

2. For the sauce – in a pan, add in the olive oil, onion and garlic. Sauté for a few seconds.

3. Add in the tomato puree and simmer for 5 minutes on high heat, while stirring in between.

4. Put in all the spinach and sauté for 2 – 3 minutes. Season with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper and mix well.

5. Drain the penne but reserve ¼ cup of water. Place the pasta back to the pot along with the reserved water. Stir in the sauce and heat through for a few seconds.


6. Serve the pasta along with some juice if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 228Calories from Fat 74

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 251 mg10.46%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet