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Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pipe Rigate

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 mins

Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pipe Rigate comes together in half an hour and is glossy, cheesy, tomato sauce perfection. Pair with a salad for a great dinner!

 1 lb Pipe Rigate
 14.50 oz diced tomatoes
 ½ large onion
 2 cups fresh spinach
 2 tsp dried basil
 2 garlic, minced
 2 tbsp flour
 ¾ cup heavy cream
 ¾ cup milk
 ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

In a medium pot, salt water and bring to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to package directions.


Meanwhile, in a large pot over medium high heat, add diced tomatoes, onion, spinach, basil, and garlic. Let this cook until the onions soften, stirring often.


In a mixing bowl, combine flour, milk, and heavy cream. Whisk together until there are no flour clumps. Season with salt and pepper.


Whisk the milk mixture into the tomato sauce, whisking it in gradually. Keep whisking over heat until heated through.


Combine pasta with sauce, letting some of the pasta water transfer to the sauce. This will help the sauce thicken and turn glossy.


Serve with a basil garnish.

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