Spinach and Cheese Pasta

This Spinach and Cheese Pasta has become a regular family dinner in our home. It can be easily prepared in just 10 minutes, and it contains a starch, protein and green vegetable all in one. Plus, the pasta-spinach-cheese combination is so delicious that even those who are not pasta enthusiasts will like it.

clock
Prep Time: 20 m
cook time
Cook Time: 10 m
yield
Yield: 8-10 servings
course
Course: Dairy Entree
occasion
Occasion: Shavuot, Family Dairy Dinner
Skill
Skill: Easy
ingredients
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound (500 grams) fresh spinach, washed, chopped, stems removed
  • 4 ounces Bulgarian cheese, crumbled
  • 1 16-oz package (500 grams) shell-shaped pasta
  • pinch salt (optional)
instructions
Instructions
  1. In a medium-sized saucepan over a medium heat, heat the oil and sauté the garlic. Add the spinach and saute until the spinach is cooked through.
  2. In a pot, boil water and cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain, but do not rinse with cold water.
  3. While the pasta is still hot, toss it with the spinach and cheese.