Spinach & Artichoke Dip Pasta

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8 ounces whole-wheat rotini 1 (5 ounce) package baby spinach, roughly chopped 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, cut into chunks ¾ cup reduced-fat milk ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish, if desired 2 teaspoons garlic powder ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, rinsed, squeezed dry and chopped (see Tip)

Ingredients

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Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

INSTRUCTIONS

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Combine spinach and 1 tablespoon water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until just wilted, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl.

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Add cream cheese and milk to the pan; whisk until the cream cheese is melted.

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Add Parmesan, garlic powder and pepper; cook, whisking until thickened and bubbling.

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Drain as much liquid as possible from the spinach. Stir the drained spinach into the sauce, along with artichokes and the pasta. Cook until warmed through. Enjoy!

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