Creamy Spinach Pasta Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Lorac

A lovely change from the usual tomato sauce. It's even better when topped off with nicely browned fresh mushrooms!

Top Review by sbc1023

Great for a quick meal. I used fresh spinach from the weekly CSA share--about 2 good handfuls, torn up and chopped up 2 shallots that went in with the garlic. Vermouth instead of white wine as that's what I use--it doesn't go bad once you open like wine does. Used 4 Laughing Cow Garlic and Herb cheese wedges instead of cream cheese, and fat free milk, not evaporated. Added in a few shakes of salt and pepper and tossed with whole wheat fettuccini.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute garlic in butter over very low heat for 2 minutes.
  2. Add wine, bring to a boil, add spinach and reduce heat to low.
  3. Add cream cheese and stir until melted.
  4. Add milk, increase heat to medium high and stir until sauce is smooth and heated through.
  5. Remove from heat, add Parmesan and stir until cheese melts.
  6. Serve over hot, drained pasta.

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