Spinach: Giada’s Great Italian Takes

by in View All Posts, September 22nd, 2010
Penne with Spinach Sauce
Giada's Penne with Spinach Sauce

Fall FestWe’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Fall Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com.

In honor of the first day of fall, whip up some comforting everyday Italian dishes from Giada, featuring the earthy goodness of still-fresh spinach. As part of a cheesy topping or pasta mix-in, spinach goes from dreaded health food to savory treat.

Penne with Spinach Sauce
Giada makes this spinach pasta creamy yet healthy – see her secrets!

Bruschetta with Fontina and Greens
Serve these crunchy, garlic-scented cheese and spinach-topped toasts with any pasta or a hearty Italian soup.

Bruschetta with Fontina and Greens
Giada's Bruschetta with Fontina and Greens

Shells with Crispy Pancetta and Spinach
Spinach-stuffed pasta shells make any dinner feel like a special occasion.

Shells with Crispy Pancetta and Spinach
Shells with Crispy Pancetta and Spinach

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Comments (24)

  1. Paula says:

    What happened to Mario Batali on Iron Chef? Why is he no longer a Iron Chef? Just curious!!

  2. joe1 says:

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  3. Chez Us says:

    Great event. Here is a link to my Pear addition to Fall Fest! http://www.chezus.com/appetizer/harvest-salad/

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  5. Kristin Pszalgowski says:

    i had my doubts about the penne with spinach sauce, but it was delicious! You would never know it was healthy!!

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