Saturday, May 2, 2009

Tomato & Spinach Pasta Toss

This is a recipe that we really like at our house and is super easy! (Even the kids like it!) The sausage is our favorite part- it gives great flavor to the dish. Great for summertime cooking! It is from and the link is posted at the bottom. Enjoy! Jena

Tomato & Spinach Pasta Toss

Prep Time: 5 min
Total Time: 20 min
Makes: 6 servings, 1 cup each

2 cups rotini or penne pasta, uncooked
1/2 lb. hot or mild Italian sausage, casing removed
1 pkg. (6 oz.) baby spinach leaves (7 cups)
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

Cook pasta as directed on package.
Meanwhile, crumble meat into large deep skillet. Cook on medium-high heat 10 to 12 min. or until cooked through, stirring occasionally; drain. Add spinach and tomatoes; cook 2 min. or until spinach is wilted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.
Drain pasta. Add to skillet along with the cheeses; toss lightly.

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