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    Greek Penne

    Greek Penne. Photo by Karen Elizabeth

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Dedee Royale's Note:

    Here's an easy dish that always gets compliments. The feta cheese and pine nuts give this pasta its Greek nature. I've reduced the fat by mixing in fat-free cottage cheese.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and set aside.
    2. 2
      In a skillet, add 3 teaspoons of the olive oil and heat gently.
    3. 3
      Add onion, garlic and pine nuts and cook till onions are translucent.
    4. 4
      Stir in drained spinach, tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    5. 5
      Add wine and water. Set aside.
    6. 6
      In a separate bowl, blend feta cheese and cottage cheese with a pastry blender.
    7. 7
      Place drained pasta into skillet and heat, drizzle with 2 teaspoons olive oil and toss.
    8. 8
      Add cheese mixture, spinach mixture, salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes and toss again.
    9. 9
      Heat for about 2 more minutes.
    10. 10
      Serve immediately into plates. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 01, 2013

      55

      Delightful dish! It definitely had a Mediterranean touch and I loved the pine nuts. And it's so easy to prepare, too. I will definitely make this again. Thank you for sharing your recipe, Dedee Royale. Made for Spring 2013 Pick-A-Chef.

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    • on October 11, 2011

      55

      Very good, very simple. I used baby spinach leaves, simply mixing them in and letting them cook, and a lovely soft feta that I get from a local market. The pine nuts are always a lovely addition, and overall, this is a fresh and tasty pasta dish that is sure to get compliments, we really enjoyed it. Thanks Dedee, made for PAC Fall 2011

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    Nutritional Facts for Greek Penne

    Serving Size: 1 (239 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 545.0
     
    Calories from Fat 155
    28%
    Total Fat 17.3 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 5.8 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 28.0 mg
    9%
    Sodium 748.6 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 79.9 g
    26%
    Dietary Fiber 12.8 g
    51%
    Sugars 4.9 g
    19%
    Protein 16.7 g
    33%

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