Baked Pasta With Spinach, Lemon and Cheese

Recipe by Ck2plz
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 minutes or until almost al dente, omitting salt and fat.
  • Remove from heat; stir in spinach. Let stand for 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Drain pasta mixture well.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion; cook 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
  • Weigh or lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Add flour and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly with a whisk.
  • Gradually add milk and wine; cook 8 minutes or until sauce boils and thickens, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in 3/4 cup of cheese, salt and rind. Remove from heat; stir in pepper.
  • Add pasta mixture, and toss gently to coat.
  • Spoon pasta mixture into a 13x9 inch-glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle half of panko breadcrumbs over pasta, and top evenly with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  • Sprinkle the remaining half of panko breadcrumbs over cheese.
  • Bake at 350 for 50 minutes.