Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Pumpkin and Spinach Pasta

BestLife™ Baked Pasta with Pumpkin and Spinach

Nonstick cooking spray

8 ounces dry whole-grain rotini

2 cups Pure Pumpkin

1 1/3 cups  ricotta cheese, fat free can be used as well.

4 cups of baby spinach leaves

3/4 cup chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Ground black pepper to taste

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 Tbsp. fresh sage

Preheat oven to 375° F. Spray 13 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Bring water to boil, add pasta and cook for 10 minutes. Drain thoroughly.
While pasta is cooking combine pumpkin, ricotta, spinach, onion, garlic, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Add drained pasta to ricotta mixture; mix. Pour into prepared dish. Top with parmesan cheese and sage.

Bake for 20 minutes. Turn oven to broil and broil for 1 to 3 minutes until top is bubbly and brown. Serve immediately.


Gail said...

Jen, this looks so good! I love pumpkin recipes. Can't wait to try it.