Pasta with Spinach and Ricotta

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Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain well; cover and keep warm.

Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium-low heat. Add spinach and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir in ricotta, water, and 1 1/2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

Add pasta to skillet; stir until well blended. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.

Tip: For a special touch, garnish with fresh basil leaves.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: about 3/4 cup pasta.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 286, Carbohydrates: 48 g, Protein: 17 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 18 mg, Sodium: 278 mg, Fiber: 4 g

Exchanges per serving: 3 Bread/Starch, 1 Meat.

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