Spinach Fettuccine

Looking for a delicious dinner using Green Giant® spinach and Progresso® broth? Then check out this tasty spinach and pasta dish that’s sprinkled with bacon - ready in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

16
oz uncooked fettuccine
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach
1
tablespoon light stick butter
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
oz fat-free cream cheese, cut into cubes
3/4
cup Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup freshly grated Romano cheese
3/4
cup fat-free half-and-half
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
8
slices center-cut bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (about 1 cup)
  • 1 Cook fettuccine in 5-quart Dutch oven as directed on package, omitting salt and oil. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Return fettuccine to pan; cover to keep warm. Meanwhile, cook frozen spinach as directed on box; squeeze dry.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add reserved cooking water and cream cheese, stirring with whisk until smooth.
  • 3 In small bowl, stir broth and flour with whisk until smooth. Add flour mixture to skillet, stirring with whisk until blended. Heat to boiling; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat. Add Romano cheese; stir until smooth. Add half-and-half, salt and pepper. Stir in spinach.
  • 4 Add spinach mixture to fettuccine in Dutch oven; toss to coat. Divide mixture among 8 bowls; sprinkle evenly with bacon.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
49g
49%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.