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“Here's an easy dish that always gets compliments. The feta cheese and pine nuts give this pasta its Greek nature. I've reduced the fat by mixing in fat-free cottage cheese.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a skillet, add 3 teaspoons of the olive oil and heat gently.
  3. Add onion, garlic and pine nuts and cook till onions are translucent.
  4. Stir in drained spinach, tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add wine and water. Set aside.
  6. In a separate bowl, blend feta cheese and cottage cheese with a pastry blender.
  7. Place drained pasta into skillet and heat, drizzle with 2 teaspoons olive oil and toss.
  8. Add cheese mixture, spinach mixture, salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes and toss again.
  9. Heat for about 2 more minutes.
  10. Serve immediately into plates. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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