The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

Spinach Artichoke Dip Pasta

5.00 Mitt(s) 1 Rating(s)1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

Delicious spinach and artichoke dip is transformed into a wonderful main dish thanks to pasta!

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces, weight Whole Wheat Rotini Or Other Pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Grapeseed Oil Or Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 whole Shallot, Minced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 3 Tablespoons Flour
  • 2 cups Skim Milk
  • ½ teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • ¼ teaspoons Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • ¼ cups Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 ounces, weight Goat Cheese, Room Temperature
  • ¾ cups Part Skim Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, Divided
  • 14 ounces, weight Canned Artichoke Hearts, Drained, Roughly Chopped
  • 2 cups Baby Spinach, Packed

Preparation

Cook pasta according to package instructions omitting any oil. Drain the pasta and set aside.

In a large saucepan melt the butter and oil over medium high heat. Add the shallot and saute for about 2 minutes or until the shallot has softened slightly. Add in the minced garlic and saute another minute. Add in the flour, stirring until it is completely incorporated, cook another minute.

Slowly pour in the milk whisking continuously as you do. Add the salt and pepper and continue whisking until the sauce is smooth and thickened, about another 2 minutes. Add the Parmesan cheese, goat cheese, and 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese, and whisk until they have melted completely.

Add the artichokes and spinach and heat through until the spinach has wilted. Pour the pasta back into the sauce and fold together until it is completely covered in the cheese sauce.

Preheat the broiler in your oven.

Pour the pasta mixture into a casserole dish and top with the remaining 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese.
Place the pasta in the oven under the broiler and broil just until the top is golden brown. Serve immediately.

Notes: If you don’t have or like goat cheese, low-fat cream cheese may be used instead. Adapted from a recipe I found at closetcooking.com.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

One Review

You must be logged in to post a review.

Avatar of LavandulaLady

LavandulaLady on 8.5.2014

Easy & delicious. Gave it a few minor tweaks (i.e. didn’t have spinach or shallots, so used kale & white onion, gorgonzola instead of goat cheese, etc.) Will keep this one ‘on file’ for future use!

Related Recipes

Orzo with Tomato-Braised Zucchini and Chickpeas
Avatar Image by Suzy @ The Mediterranean Dish in Main Courses
This is an easy orzo recipe with lots of tomatoes, zucchini...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Bacon, Kale, Caramelized Onion and Swiss Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Avatar Image by Sarah in Main Courses
This isn’t your ordinary grilled cheese sandwich. It's a grilled cheese...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Farmers’ Market Thin Crust Pizza with Burrata & Chicken Sausage
Avatar Image by Climbing Grier Mountain in Main Courses
Use up your late farmer's market bounty in a delicious pizza!...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Turkey and Vegetable Skillet
Avatar Image by Danae | Recipe Runner in Main Courses
This hearty and healthy turkey and vegetable skillet comes together in...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Not Lazy Meatloaf
Avatar Image by Anita at Hungry Couple in Main Courses
Confessions of a recovering lazy meatloaf maker!
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy