Sundried Tomato & Garlic Pasta

Full of hearty flavor and a boost of nutrients from spinach and sunflower seeds, this dish is perfect as a side for your weeknight dinner or picnic.

5 from 1 vote
Sundried Tomato & Garlic Pasta
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
16 mins
Total Time
21 mins
 
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 460 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces gluten-free orzo pasta
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • pounds fresh baby spinach
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup plain hummus
  • 10 sundried tomatoes in oil drained and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return the pasta to the empty pot set over medium heat. Add the garlic and olive oil. Cook for 3 minutes. Add the spinach, sea salt, and pepper. Cook for another 3 minutes or until the spinach is wilted. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in the hummus and sundried tomatoes. Transfer to a large serving bowl and top with sunflower seeds.
Nutrition Facts
Sundried Tomato & Garlic Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 460 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 534mg 22%
Potassium 1292mg 37%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 1g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 321.3%
Vitamin C 67.5%
Calcium 20.7%
Iron 43.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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