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Creamy Spinach Noodle Toss

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

This comforting and colorful side is likely to become one of those versatile supper standbys—quick enough for busy weeknights, special enough to serve company! Josie Smith - Winamac, IN

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 2 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
  • 6-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. Stir the flour, seasoning blend, salt and pepper into drippings until blended; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add spinach, cook and stir until spinach is wilted.
  3. Drain noodles; transfer to a serving bowl. Add spinach mixture and cheese; toss to combine. Sprinkle with bacon mixture.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 267 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 491mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.

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