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Spinach Pasta Casserole Recipe


Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 10 whole mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 16 ounces non/lowfat ricotta cheese
  • 1/3 cup non/lowfat Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup nonfat milk
  • 1-1/4 pounds chopped spinach, drained
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 egg whites or 2 tablespoons egg substitute
  • 2 cups macaroni
  • 1/2 cup non/lowfat Monterey Jack cheese


Directions:

  • Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray (nonfat). Add mushrooms, onions and jalapeño and sauté over medium heat 3-5 minutes.
  • Mix ricotta and Parmesan cheese, milk, spinach, sautéed vegetables, nutmeg and egg in a bowl.
  • Spoon half the macaroni into a 2-quart casserole coated with nonstick cooking spray (nonfat). Top with half the spinach mixture. Repeat layers; sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Leave uncovered and bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes.


Nutritional Information:

  • Serving Size: 1/8 of dish
  • Calories: 270
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 45 mg
  • Protein: 20 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Sodium: 340 mg


Please feel free to modify these recipes for any dietary needs or special diets.

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