Tired of basic pasta? This creamy tomato and spinach version will help!
Hey yall! Quick question – what do you do for dinner when you are pressed for time? Even though I work from home there are still days that I just can’t figure out what to make. I’ll look in my fridge a million times and think “I wish dinner would appear.. right HERE.” But it doesn’t and the search continues.
Anyone else have that dilemma?
Now with being pregnant, having a love/hate relationship with some foods AND being beyond tired, it has only gotten worse. I feel like every night is a rush to get dinner on the table.
That’s pretty much why I have been sharing a bunch of pasta recipes lately. (See taco pasta salad, one pan broccoli Alfredo pasta, French onion dip pasta for a few recent examples.) Pasta is my go to “need to get dinner on the table ASAP” meal. I can whip up a whole meal (sometimes in one pan!) in under 30 minutes. Yesss! Mama needs more of that in her life.
On top of that – I’m a total pasta-a-holic. I love getting the super fun shaped pastas that you don’t see everyday. I used a trottole shaped pasta for this recipe that I found at Target!
One onion, a tub of ricotta and a bag of spinach later and I was ready to whip up this creamy pasta at home. (I bought a few other things but they weren’t necessities for the recipe. Because side note, who can leave Target without more then they expected to buy?! NO ONE. That’s who.)
Creamy tomato and spinach pasta
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 large onion, diced
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 cups of fresh spinach, rinsed and dried
- 1 can of tomato sauce
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
- 16 oz of pasta of choice
- fresh basil for topping
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Jane Couric says
I love pasta, i don’t mind eating everyday and this recipe just adds another way to add variety to my pasta.
Agreed! I love a good pasta! Hope you enjoy Jane!