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Penne with Spinach and Mushrooms

Recipe submitted courtesy of Lundberg Family Farms.


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 pound  fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 8 ounces low fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 8 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 (12 ounce) package Lundberg Family Farms Brown Rice Penne, cooked al dente, according to package directions. Reserve.
  • Garnish with:
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped chives
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet and add garlic and mushrooms; cook over medium heat about 5 minutes.
  2. Add cream cheese, milk and red pepper flakes; stir until boiling.
  3. Stir in fresh spinach and cook until wilted, about 3 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Mix into reserved pasta, garnish with chopped chives and Parmesan cheese.


Serves  8-10
Yield  10 cups
1 cup= 182.6 grams


CONTAINS MILK. Serving size 1 cup, Calories 290, Calories from fat 110, Total Fat 13g (Sat. Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 250mg, Total Carbohydrates 38g, Fiber 4g, Sugars 4g, Protein 11g.

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