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Creamy Penne with Spinach and Peas
Servings Prep Time
4 10mins.
Cook Time
20 mins.
Servings Prep Time
4 10mins.
Cook Time
20 mins.
Ingredients
  • 3/4lb. penne pasta
  • 1 shallotdiced
  • 2 garlic clovesminced
  • 1cup frozen peas
  • 1cup baby spinach
  • 1Tbsp butter
  • 1Tbsp olive oil
  • 1cup cream or half & half
  • 1/4cup freshly grated parmesan cheese+ more for topping
  • 1/4cup freshly grated fontina cheese
  • salt and freshly ground pepperto taste
Instructions
  1. Boil pasta according to package direction. Meanwhile heat oil and butter in a pan on medium heat. Once hot, stir in shallot and cook for 1 minute. Add in garlic and cook for another 30 seconds.
  2. Stir in cream and peas. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Let simmer for 3-4 minutes. Add in spinach and let simmer for 1 minute.
  3. Meanwhile, drain pasta and add it into the pan. Toss in 1/4 cup each of freshly grated fontina and parmesan cheese. Adjust seasoning if needed with salt and pepper to taste. Turn off heat. Serve immediately with more freshly grated parmesan on top.