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Creamy Spinach Angel Hair Florentine

creamy spinach angel hair florentine pasta
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Creamy Spinach Angel Hair Florentine is a classic... add your favourite ingredients to enhance an already delish dish!
Serves: 4


INGREDIENTS

  • 12 oz. box of Angel Hair Pasta Nests
  • 1 10 oz. pkg. fresh spinach, stems removed and leaves torn or cut into pieces
  • 2 t. olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ cups boiling water
  • 1 T. chicken flavor bouillon granules
  • 1 8 oz. pkg. reduced fat cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 lb. fresh shrimp, cooked, or more to taste (optional)
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese for topping


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan. Add garlic and sauté briefly.
  2. Mix bouillon granules into boiling water and add to pan along with cream cheese and ¼ tsp. nutmeg. Stir continually until cheese melts.
  3. Reduce heat to low to keep warm.
  4. Cook pasta in gently boiling water (salt optional) for approx. 4 minutes, add spinach and cook gently for 2-3 more minutes until pasta is tender but firm. Drain and add to warm sauce, stirring carefully to combine.
  5. Taste and correct seasoning, adding salt and pepper if desired.
  6. Serve immediately, topping each portion with shredded Parmesan cheese.
  7. Cooked shrimp or chicken may be added to make a main dish.

 

Recipe courtesy of Carey Aron, originally posted by World of Pastabilities