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Mushroom Fettucine Florentine

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 15 min.
Fontina cheese and creamed spinach create a silky sauce that gets tossed with plum tomatoes and button mushrooms.

Ingredients

  • 12 oz fettuccine pasta, uncooked
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb (about 5 cups) white button mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen creamed spinach, thawed
  • 1 cup fresh plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups (8 ounces) Fontina cheese, diced

Directions

  • Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions; drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water. Place pasta in a large serving bowl; cover and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil until hot. Add mushrooms, onion, salt and black pepper; cook until mushrooms are golden, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in creamed spinach and tomatoes; cook until tomatoes are heated through, about 3 minutes.
  • Spoon over reserved pasta. Sprinkle with cheese; toss to coat adding reserved pasta water according to desired consistency. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 704
  Calories from Fat 272 (39%)
(47%)Total Fat 31g
(63%)Saturated Fat 13g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(22%)Cholesterol 66mg
(48%)Sodium 1163mg
(20%)Potassium 693mg
Total Carbohydrate 79g
(23%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(59%)Protein 30g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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