Spinach and Bow Ties

Spinach and Bow Ties
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Recipe type: Side Dishes – Carbs
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Serves: 4
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and fiber, and a good source of potassium.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups (4oz) uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 2-10oz boxes frozen, chopped spinach
  • 3 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 2 tablespoons shredded, reduced fat cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to directions on package. Drain and cool.
  2. Microwave spinach on high for 2-3 minutes until thawed. Drain well.
  3. Combine drained spinach, cooked pasta and dressing in a casserole dish.
  4. Top with shredded cheese and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes.
Notes
This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 209 Fat: 7.2 Saturated fat: 1.3g Carbohydrates: 29g Sodium: 259mg Fiber: 6g Protein: 11g Cholesterol: 6mg