Fettuccine and Spinach Bake

This Italian-style dinner features layers of creamy fettuccine, tomatoes, spinach and cheese for a meal that is both filling and delicious.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
package (12 oz) uncooked fettuccine
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
can (14.5 oz) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with Italian-style herbs, undrained
1
bag (1 lb) frozen cut leaf spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
1
cup whipping cream
1
cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in garlic, salt and both cans of tomatoes. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are thoroughly heated.
  • 3 In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, spread half of the fettuccine. Layer with all of the spinach and half of the tomato mixture. Repeat with layers of remaining fettuccine and tomato mixture.
  • 4 Pour cream over top; sprinkle evenly with cheese.
  • 5 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    490
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    1020mg
    1020%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    53g
    53%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    110%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved