Pasta with Spinach and Cheese
This dish, adapted from kosherfood.about.com, is good with a salad of chopped cucumber, onion and tomato and whole-grain bread. Red pepper flakes would add nice zing.
16 ounces shell-shaped or penne pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound fresh spinach, washed and chopped
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
Cook pasta in boiling, salted water according to package directions.
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet and sauté the garlic. Add the spinach and cook until wilted.
Drain pasta and toss with spinach mixture. Top with feta and serve. Makes 4 to 6 servings.
Per serving: 584 calories (22 percent from fat), 14.7 g fat (4.6 g saturated, 5.1 g monounsaturated), 21 mg cholesterol, 24 g protein, 91 g carbohydrates, 6.5 g fiber, 423 mg sodium.