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    Weight Watchers Creamy Cheese Capellini

    Weight Watchers Creamy Cheese Capellini. Photo by CookinKristen

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    senseicheryl's Note:

    I found this recipe in the March/April 2008 issue of Weight Watchers magazine. For those following the points plan, it is 6 points for 1 1/4 cup serving; it is also a CORE plan recipe.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    1 1/4 c ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook the capellini according to package directions, omitting the salt if desired.
    2. 2
      Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid.
    3. 3
      While the water for the pasta is heating up, heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
    4. 4
      Add the tomatoes and garlic.
    5. 5
      Cook, stirring frequently, until the tomatoes are softened, about 2 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add the spinach in batches, stirring just until each batch is wilted.
    7. 7
      Add the capellini, reserved cooking liquid, cheeses and salt.
    8. 8
      Cook, stirring frequently, until the cheeses are melted.
    9. 9
      Serve at once.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 01, 2011

      55

      I made this for my family and we LOVED it! It was easy to put together and the flavors enhanced each other. (It was on the dry side, but didn't bother me) Even my DH liked it and he isn't a fan spinach :P My Mom was just upset there wasn't more leftovers! This was definitely a keeper!

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    Nutritional Facts for Weight Watchers Creamy Cheese Capellini

    Serving Size: 1 (178 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 277.4
     
    Calories from Fat 29
    10%
    Total Fat 3.3 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 5.0 mg
    1%
    Sodium 541.4 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 47.3 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    8%
    Sugars 1.8 g
    7%
    Protein 18.9 g
    37%

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