UA Recipe Collection

Pasta alla Elise

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceJanet Shaw, Lane Road Library (2007)
Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
15 minutes
Total time
20 minutes

Ingredients

1 lb
fettuccini or other wider noodle
8 oz
cream cheese (not whipped)
10 oz
frozen chopped spinach (or fresh if you prefer)
1
fresh tomato

Instructions

Cook noodles in boiling salted water. Before draining noodles, spoon off enough of the hot water into the cream cheese to make a sauce. Cook spinach and drain off excess liquid. Add tomato wedges to hot spinach. Prepare individual servings by spooning sauce over noodles and topping with spinach.

This recipe was prepared for me by my German sister-in-law while visiting in Italy. It is really just this simple, quick and delicious.