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Weight Watchers Creamy Cheesy Pasta

Weight Watchers Creamy Cheesy Pasta Recipe

Weight Watchers Creamy Cheesy Pasta Recipe. If you’re looking for a quick and easy pasta dinner that’s ready in just 20 minutes, check out this main dish.

To make this meal you will need whole wheat pasta, olive oil, tomatoes, fresh garlic, baby spinach, fat-free mozzarella cheese, fat free ricotta cheese, and salt.

This low-fat recipe will cure your pasta craving while keeping you on your plan.

Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 9 Blue Plan and 9 Green Plan
9 WW Freestyle Points and Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your specific plan. Check your WW app.

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Featured Ingredients

Baby Spinach

Baby spinach is a type of leafy green vegetable that is smaller and has a more delicate flavor than regular spinach. It is often used in salads, smoothies, and other dishes.

Raw baby spinach in a white dish sitting on a black surface.
Baby Spinach

Ricotta Cheese

Ricotta cheese is a type of Italian cheese that is made from whey and milk. It has a soft, creamy texture and a mild flavor. Ricotta cheese can be used in a variety of dishes, including pasta dishes, pizza, and desserts such as Cannoli.

Ricotta cheese in a green bowl, sitting on a wooden surface.
Ricotta Cheese

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This is a delicious dessert and it’s only 137 calories!


Weight Watchers Creamy Cheesy Pasta on a white, triangle shaped plate.


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Weight Watchers Creamy Cheesy Pasta on a white plate.

Weight Watchers Creamy Cheesy Pasta

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Weight Watchers Creamy Cheesy Pasta Recipe. If you're looking for a quick and easy pasta dinner that's ready in just 20 minutes, check out this main dish. This low-fat recipe will cure your pasta craving while keeping you on your plan.
5 from 23 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • ½ pound whole wheat pasta
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 tomatoes diced
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 package (6oz) baby spinach
  • 1 cup fat-free mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 cup fat free ricotta cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta following the directions on the pasta packaging.
  • Using a colander, drain the water off of the pasta, and reserve ¼ cup of the pasta water.
  • In the meantime, place a large skillet over medium/high heat.
  • In the skillet, add oil. When hot, add tomatoes and garlic. cook for approximately 2 to 3 minutes or until the tomatoes are soft, stirring often.
  • In the skillet, add spinach some of the spinach, stir to mix in, add more spinach, and repeat until all of the spinach has been added. Cook and stir until all of the spinach wilts.
  • In the skillet, add reserved pasta water, cooked pasta, mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, and salt. Stir constantly until the cheese has melted.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

Regular pasta was used in the photo instead of whole-wheat pasta.
You can use whole or chopped spinach, whichever you prefer.
MyWW Points: 9 Blue Plan and 9 Green Plan
9 WW Freestyle Points and Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 286.7kcalCarbohydrates: 49.4gProtein: 19.4gFat: 3.4gSaturated Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 5.1mgSodium: 543.7mgFiber: 2.6gSugar: 3g
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What is baby spinach

Baby spinach is a type of leafy green vegetable that is smaller and has a more delicate flavor than regular spinach. It is often used in salads, smoothies, and other dishes.

What is ricotta cheese

Ricotta cheese is a type of Italian cheese that is made from whey and milk. It has a soft, creamy texture and a mild flavor. Ricotta cheese can be used in a variety of dishes, including pasta dishes, pizza, and desserts such as Cannoli.

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