Greek pasta with spinach and feta
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Healthy Greek Pasta Toss with spinach and feta

Make this quick and easy healthy Greek pasta dish with Mediterranean flavors like spinach and feta cheese in under 30 minutes! It's the perfect weeknight meal! As featured in Taste of Home's Simple & Delicious Magazine.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Keyword greek, mediterranean, pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 537kcal
Author Terri Gilson

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked whole wheat or *smart spiral pasta (*I use smart pasta rotini ) 7 oz.
  • 3/4 lb Italian turkey sausage links casings removed (*or substitute shrimp or chicken)
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 oz fresh baby spinach 5 cups
  • 1/2 cup pitted Greek black olives halved
  • 1/3 cup julienned oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled light feta cheese

Instructions

  • In a 6-qt. stockpot, cook the pasta according to package directions; drain and return to pot.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook and coarsely crumble sausage over medium-high heat until no longer pink, 4-6 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add to pasta.
  • Stir in spinach, olives and sun-dried tomatoes; heat through, allowing spinach to wilt slightly. Stir in feta cheese.
  • Garnish: If desired, serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Greek Pasta Toss with spinach and feta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 537 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 604mg26%
Potassium 350mg10%
Carbohydrates 79g26%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 1938IU39%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
  

Nutrition

Calories: 537kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 604mg | Potassium: 350mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1938IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg