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Pasta bake with spinach
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4.67 from 3 votes

Cheese spinach pasta bake

Author: Petro

Ingredients

  • 1 package fusilli pasta
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves mashed
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup fresh goat cheese
  • 1 cup provolone cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Pre heat the oven at 350°
  • Cook the pasta as instructed on the package
  • While the pasta cooks, prepare the spinach. In a medium saucepan bring 4 cups water to a boil and add the washed spinach.
  • Boil for 5 minutes then drain well
  • Puree the spinach in a hand mixer
  • In a non stick skillet heat the olive oil
  • Add the spinach puree and saute for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • When the pasta is ready, drain the pasta and discard the water.
  • Mix half the pasta with the spinach and mozzarella and layer the mix in a baking dish
  • Add half the salt and pepper
  • Layer the rest of the pasta and top with the goat cheese and the provolone cheese
  • Add the rest of the salt and pepper and bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown