Pasta Florentine Recipe

Pasta Florentine Recipe

Prep Time

3 minutes

Cook Time

3 minutes



Pasta Florentine Recipe. This recipe is part of Andrew Schloss’ “One Recipe/Four Ways” meal system.

This recipe is part of Andrew Schloss’ One Recipe/Four Ways meal system. The basic, kid-friendly mac-and-cheese recipe can be easily turned into three other recipes with a few simple additions.

The base recipe for the Macaroni and Cheese used in this recipe can be found here.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 470; Total fat 20 g; Saturated fat 8g; Cholesterol 65mg; Sodium 430mg; Carbohydrate 54g; Fiber 4g; Protein 20g; Vitamin A 230%DV;
Vitamin C 15%DV; Calcium 40%DV; Iron 20%DV

DV = Daily Value

Check out the Tex-Mex version of One Recipe, Four Ways.


  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup drained, canned, unsalted, chopped spinach
  • 3 cups hot mac and cheese (see above link to base macaroni and cheese recipe)
  • 2 tablespoons finely shredded, imported Parmesan cheese


  • 1 Heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until aromatic, about 10 seconds. Add the spinach and heat through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 2 Stir into 2 portions, or approximately 3 cups, of hot mac and cheese (from the base recipe for "Tasty Mixed Up Mac and Cheese"--see link above) along with the Parmesan cheese and serve.


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