Cheesy Pasta with Spinach and Roasted Carrots

Glynda King


This is a very healthy and yummy dish! I made it up to try to get my daughter to eat something good for her without saying EWWWWW! She tried it and said "Can I have some more?"

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10 Min


1 Hr 15 Min


Stove Top


3 large
carrots peeled (or more depending how many you are feeding)
1 c
fresh spinach roughly chopped
12 oz
no yolk noodles
1 c
low fat or regular shredded monteray jack cheese
2 1/2 Tbsp
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes with juice
3 clove
garlic minced
salt and pepper to your liking
extra virgin oil
2 tsp
onion powder
2 tsp
basil chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

First peel carrots and place in aluminum foil drizzle olive oil on top of each carrot then add salt and pepper. Wrap up tight and place in pre-heated 425* oven. Cook for aproximately 1 hour- 1 hour 15 min. (They will be soft when done.)
in the last 15 min. of ccoking time for the carrots, start boiling water for the noodles and prepare spinach, garlic, and tomatoes. Set aside add salt to water and cook noodles for aproximatley 6-8 min. Drain when done.
In a skillet pour the noodles and add butter, salt, a good drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and pepper "cook on medium heat". Mix well, next add garlic and tomatoes let cook for about 2 min. add spinach and mix well. Sprinkle cheese all over the pasta. Now add the roasted carrots on top or serve on the side of the pasta Enjoy!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy