A Bowl of Spinach Burrata Cheese
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Baby Spinach, Lemon and Burrata Cheese Pasta

This easy pasta dish strikes the perfect balance between creamy and light. Burrata is a cream infused Mozzarella cheese that melts over the pasta. Fresh lemon juice and zest lift the flavors.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword gluten free pasta recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 730kcal
Author Maike

Ingredients

  • 16 oz Fusilli Pasta
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Lemon
  • 8 ounces Baby Spinach
  • 8 ounces Burrata two 4 ounce burrata balls

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.

Prep

  • Peel and mince three cloves of garlic. First zest, then juice one lemon and set aside.

Cook

  • Use a large skillet to cook the olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Add the lemon zest and lemon juice. Simmer for 30 seconds. Next add the baby spinach and cook it over medium until the leaves begin to welt about 3-4 minutes. Season the mixture with salt and pepper.
  • Add the cooked pasta and combine until the pasta is well-coated with the sauce.

Serve

  • Top the pasta with the fresh Burrata cheese. Slice open the burrata cheese ball and allow the creamy inside to ooze out. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 730kcal | Carbohydrates: 90g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 616mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5890IU | Vitamin C: 30.9mg | Calcium: 392mg | Iron: 3.2mg