Rotini Florentine

Number of Servings: 6 (250g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Rotini Florentine

Speedy and using nothing you can’t store in a freezer or pantry, this recipe is the perfect trick to keep tucked up your sleeve for impossibly busy nights. To round it out as a meal, add leftover chicken or a can of white beans.


  • 16 oz. whole wheat rotini
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (24 oz.) jar Guiding Stars-worthy tomato sauce
  • 12 oz. frozen spinach, thawed and drained


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. While pasta cooks, in a medium skillet over medium heat, sauté oil and garlic until fragrant (5 minutes).
  3. Stir in sauce and spinach and heat through (4-5 minutes)
  4. Toss pasta with sauce and spinach to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 250g

Amount per serving
Calories 350
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 220mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 11.5g 41%
Total Sugars 8g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 47g
Protein 13g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 135mg 10%
Iron 4.8mg 25%
Potassium 905mg 20%
Vitamin A 332.4mcg 35%
Vitamin C 3.7mg 4%
Vitamin E 2.3mg 15%
Vitamin K 213.4mcg 180%
Thiamin 0.4mg 30%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 7.8mg 50%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 134.4mcg 34%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.8mcg 2%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.7mg 15%
Phosphorus 290.2mg 25%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 139.8mg 35%
Zinc 2.6mg 25%
Selenium 62.4mcg 110%
Copper 0.5mg 50%
Manganese 2.7mg 120%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce (organic Tomato Puree (water, Tomato Paste), Organic Diced Tomatoes In Tomato Juice, Organic Onions, Organic Spices, Sea Salt, Organic Garlic, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Citric Acid), Whole Wheat Rotini (whole Durum Wheat Flour), Spinach, Olive Oil, Garlic.

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