Pasta With Spinach and Meatballs

Pasta With Spinach and Meatballs
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cook the meatballs according to the recipe directions.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ¼ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
  3. While the meatballs and pasta are cooking, heat the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and thyme and cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. Toss the mushroom mixture with the pasta, meatballs, spinach, pecorino, and the reserved cooking water. Season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
By September, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 707
  • Fat 25g
  • Sat Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 154mg
  • Sodium 940mg
  • Protein 42g
  • Carbohydrate 78g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Iron 8mg
  • Calcium 284mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Parmesan, romano, and ricotta salita cheese
You can substitute Parmesan for the pecorino, but add a bit extra to compensate for its milder flavor.

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