Mediterranean Creamy Fettuccine with Broiled Tomatoes

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Usually, when we think of fettuccine recipes, pasta smothered with unhealthy buttery sauce comes to mind… not this recipe! Made with olive oil, fresh spinach and tomatoes, and zesty spices, this fettuccine recipe not only tastes amazing, but is much better for you than the fattening, artery-clogging alternative. Add pitted kalamata olives to your creamy fettuccine recipe and feel your taste buds go wild!

Serve Mediterranean Creamy Fettuccine with Broiled Tomatoes with a fresh garden salad, like our:

Garden Salad with Lemon and Oil Dressing
Green Bean and Zucchini Salad
Classic Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Mediterranean Creamy Fettuccine with Broiled Tomatoes

Mediterranean Creamy Fettuccine with Broiled Tomatoes

Yield: 5-6 servings| Serving Size: 330 grams |Calories: 421| Total Fat: 20.9 g | Saturated Fat: 8.7 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 87 mg | Sodium: 613 mg | Carbohydrates: 48.1 g | Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g | Sugars: 4.9 g | Protein: 12.9 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 15


  • 3 pints cherry tomatoes
  • 6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 12 oz uncooked whole-wheat fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives (optional)
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup torn fresh basil


  1. 1. Preheat broiler. Broil tomatoes and garlic on a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet 4
  2. minutes.
  3. 2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving ⅓ cup pasta water.
  4. 3. Heat oil in a large skillet; sauté spinach 1 minute. Add reserved pasta water,
  5. cheese, and red pepper; cook until cheese melts. Add tomato mixture, pasta,
  6. olives, and salt; toss with basil before serving.

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3 Comments on "Mediterranean Creamy Fettuccine with Broiled Tomatoes"

  1. Laura  September 10, 2013

    This sounds and looks so delicious!! One question though…I hear so many bad things about wheat these days and I see your recipe calls for wheat fettuccine? Are you worried about the wheat debate?

    • Skinny Ms.  September 11, 2013

      Laura, Everything is controversial, it seems. I have no problems with wheat but if you prefer, use Quinoa Pasta instead.

  2. Tabatha  October 29, 2015

    So Yummy looking. Make some grilled chicken on the side for my hubby.


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