Spinach Fettuccine (From Cooking Light)

Recipe by LonghornMama
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; saute 30 seconds. Add reserved pasta water and cream cheese, stirring with a whisk until smooth.
  • Combine broth and flour in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk to combine; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add pecorino Romano, stirring until smooth. Add half-and-half, salt and pepper. Stir in spinach.
  • Combine cheese mixture and pasta in large bowl, tossing to coat. Place about 1 cup pasta mixture in each of 8 bowls; top each serving with 2 1/2 tablespoons bacon. Garnish with parsley, if desired.
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