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45 Seconds to Pasta

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pasta dish






  • 1 package fresh refrigerated angel hair pasta
  • 1 bag fresh spinach, washed and trimmed
  • Artichoke hearts (optional)
  • Sun dried tomatoes (optional)
  • Black olives (optional)
  • Pasta sauce*
  • Fresh parmesan cheese

*Our favorite pasta sauces are Classico Marinara (found at Tom Thumb) or Cucina Antica Marinara Sauce (found at Central Market)


  1. Boil water and cook angel hair pasta
  2. Add one bag of fresh, trimmed and washed spinach to the last 10 seconds of pasta boiling time
  3. Drain pasta and spinach in colander
  4. Top with pasta sauce and sprinkle with fresh parmesan cheese
  5. For variety, add artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatoes or olives

Nutrition Information:

  • 36 calories
  • 2 g fat
  • 0 g saturated fat
  • 1 g protein
  • 246 mg sodium
  • 4 g carbohydrates

Recipe provided by Cooper Clinic Nutrition