Pasta With Spinach Sauce


A wonderful sauce if you want to get your kids to eat spinach! Kids love this recipe, and the short cooking time guarantees a quick fix for lunch. Preparation time: As fast as your pasta water takes to cook!

4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed

  • 3 tablespoons sour cream

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of celery soup

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 cup chopped ham

  • 8 ounces spaghetti


  1. Cook noodles in a large pot of boiling water until al dente. Drain.

  2. Meanwhile prepare the sauce. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onions, and ham if desired. Cook until onion is transparent, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic, and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in thawed spinach. Mix in sour cream, cream of celery soup, and Parmesan cheese. Reduce heat to low, and heat through.

  3. Serve spinach sauce over spaghetti or egg noodles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

468 Calories
17g Fat
59g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 468
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 1224mg 53%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 22%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 11mg 57%
Calcium 359mg 28%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 867mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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