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Creamy Spinach & Tomato Linguine

Creamy Spinach & Tomato Linguine is a fantastic weeknight meal that you can throw together in a cinch, but looks like you spent hours in the kitchen! The wonderful flavors marry so well together. Tastes great with a slice of your favorite bread!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Creamy Spinach & Tomato Linguine
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 134 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 1 9-oz pkg. refrigerated fresh linguine
  • 3 tbsp. cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 c. pesto
  • Fresh grated lemon rind of 2 medium lemons
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 4 c. baby spinach leaves
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 tbsp. grated Parmegiano-Reggiano cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt & oil. Drain pasta in a colander over bowl, leaving 1 c. cooking liquid in pan. Return to stove on medium heat. 

  2. In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, pesto, lemon juice, lemon rind, salt, and pepper. Add pasta and cream cheese mixture to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. 

  3. Stir in spinach; cook two minutes until spinach wilts. 

  4. Add tomatoes. Remove pan from heat. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Cooking Light

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Spinach & Tomato Linguine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 134 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 487mg21%
Potassium 1062mg30%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 15510IU310%
Vitamin C 63.3mg77%
Calcium 246mg25%
Iron 4.9mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.