20 Spinach Pasta Recipes (Because Veggies Are So Much Tastier with Pasta!)
Tangy Pasta Salad with Spinach
Toss your pasta with garden-fresh greens including celery, spinach, and capers for a wholesome one-bowl meal. A tart lemon-tarragon vinaigrette vitalizes the recipe.
Pasta with Spinach-Basil Sauce
Power up your plate with pesto pasta that packs a culinary punch. Shallots, spinach, and basil bolster the recipe's base, while a dash of nutmeg adds unexpected spice.
Pasta with Snap Peas, Basil, and Spinach
Give spinach the green light with a bold basil pesto mixture complete with cloves of garlic, peas, and Parmesan. Chefs short on time can whip up the dish in 30 minutes or less.
Whole-Wheat Pasta with Pumpkin-Seed and Spinach Pesto
Flavorful, magnesium-rich pumpkin seeds, verdant parsley, chopped chives, and baby spinach star in this savory pasta dish. Olive oil and ricotta cheese add creamy richness to the nourishing recipe.
Spinach Mac and Cheese
Who says mac and cheese can't be wholesome? A rich roux of butter, whole milk, and flour sets the stage for a heavy helping of flat-leaf spinach and elbow macaroni.
Fusilli with Spinach and Walnut Pesto
Corkscrew fusilli soaks up the spinach-infused sauce of this perfect pasta dish. A squeeze of citrusy lemon balances out the nuttiness of walnuts and pecorino cheese.
Sausage and Spinach Alfredo
Warm up a wintry day by serving a steaming supper of enhanced alfredo. Heavy cream and Parmesan remove the piquancy of red-pepper flakes, while chewy sausage and spinach round out the recipe.
Spinach Pesto Penne
Simple and satisfying, this penne with pesto is packed with healthy omega-3 fatty acids and fiber-filled spinach.
Spinach Linguine with Walnut Sauce
Give walnuts, cream, garlic, and parsley a quick spin in the food processor to produce a superb spinach pasta sauce ready for serving.
Spinach with Orzo and Feta
Delectable feta crumbles meet mint, spinach, lemon juice, and olive oil for a perfect balance of hearty and healthy ingredients.
Spinach and Mushroom Lo Mein
In lieu of ordering from your favorite delivery dive, dish up a lighter lo mein spiked with spinach. Stomach-soothing ginger, minced garlic, sharply flavored scallions, and toasted sesame oil lend the dish a complex flavor.
Linguine with Shrimp and Spinach
Spice up supper with a spinach-and-seafood dish rich in lean protein and vegetables. A drizzle of olive oil and a splash of lemon juice let the shrimp's savory essence stand out.
Spinach Linguine with Ham and Broccoli
Make other meals green with envy by cooking up an incredibly indulgent spinach-and-broccoli-studded pasta dish. Milk, cream cheese, and olive oil form a rich base for the dish, while ham and grated Parmesan kick up the flavor.
Lemony Pasta with Goat Cheese and Spinach
Forgo fettucine alfredo in favor of a goat-cheese-and-lemon-dressed pasta that is lighter in flavor -- and in calories. Baby spinach, chopped cilantro, and fresh parsley give the dish a crisp dose of greenery.
Light Spinach and Leek Lasagna
Lighten up your lasagna with a substantial serving of vegetables and layered leeks in lieu of heavy bechamel sauce.
Penne with Ricotta and Pine Nuts
Whip up a one-pot wonder in less than 30 minutes by preparing pasta and spinach simultaneously. Crunchy pine nuts, creamy ricotta cheese, and freshly grated Parmesan polish off the plate.
Broiled fennel, parsley, and brown-sugar-crusted salmon pairs beautifully with spinach and sour cream. Serve the fish on a bed of corkscrew pasta -- or simply devour the dish sans accoutrements.