Spinach & Salami Penne

Spinach & Salami Penne

Easy one pot penne recipe
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 3 serving
Calories: 606kcal


  • 1 bunch spinach baby
  • 1/4 cup parmesan grated
  • 450 g ricotta
  • 200 g salami sliced , torn into quarters
  • 1 1/2 tbsps chopped garlic
  • 1 onion medium , diced
  • salt and pepper ,
  • olive oil
  • 3/4 cup pasta water reserved


  • Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil and cook the penne to al dente. Drain the pasta, reserving 3/4 cup of the water.
  • Saute the onions on medium high in some olive oil for 3 minutes. Once translucent add the garlic and continue to saute another 2 minutes
  • Reduce heat to medium, add the spinach and saute for 5-10 minutes, tossing occasionally. The spinach should be fully wilted and a third of its original size.
  • Add the ricotta and pasta water and stir to fully combine. Then stir in the parmesan.
  • Fold in the salami, bring the sauce to a boil, then reduce to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the penne, adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, then serve.


Calories: 606kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 1860mg | Potassium: 1103mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 11361IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 540mg | Iron: 5mg