Sausage Spinach Pasta

How amazing does my sausage spinach pasta look! I have been the queen of pasta lately and I’m not mad about that! There’s nothing like lightening up a good pasta dish while keeping all the flavor in tact. I also love adding in some veggies to a pasta dish because you don’t even notice them!


Sausage Spinach Pasta

about 1 heaping cup per serving
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Course Main Dish
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
 

  • 6 ounces pasta dry
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/8 cup diced white onion
  • 16 ounces ground sausage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat parmesan cheese
  • 1 ounce 1/3 less fat cream cheese

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to the instruction. Reserve 1/4 cup of pasta water then drain well and set aside
  • Heat a large pan over medium/high heat. Spray with cooking spray
  • Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds
  • Add diced onion and saute for 1-2 minutes, until soft
  • Add the ground sausage and begin breaking it up. Season with the seasonings and continue to break up while cooking
  • Once almost cooked, add spinach (yes, it looks like a lot but it wilts) and stir up just a bit. Cover the pan until spinach is wilted and sausage is completely cooked
  • Remove the lid then add the parmesan cheese and cream cheese. Stir until completely melted
  • If needed, add a splash of pasta water until desired thickness is reached

WW Points per Serving

myWW Points per Serving:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
💚: 11
💙: 11
💜: 11
💜: 6 if using 100% whole wheat pasta
✔️: 235 calories
Keyword Pasta
Course Main Dish
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