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Ham, spinach, and a creamy sauce make this pasta dish delicious and comforting! Dairy free recipe.

Pasta with Creamy Spinach and Ham Sauce.

This pasta with creamy spinach and ham sauce is a cozy and comforting meal that's dairy free and gluten free.

Course Entree
Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free
Keyword easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 625 kcal


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach about 1 ½ cups
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • 15 ounces full fat coconut milk
  • 2 Tablespoons vegan buttery spread
  • ¾ cup ham chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • red pepper flakes optional
  • 10 ounces gluten free pasta I used fusilli


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil and the chopped onion in a medium sized pot. Cook over medium heat until the onion is translucent, about 7 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic powder and vegan buttery spread to the onion and stir. Add the spinach and stir until it is cooked through.
  4. Add the can of full fat coconut milk, the cooked ham, salt and pepper, and simmer for about 5 minutes until everything is heated through.
  5. Add a pinch of red pepper flakes if desired.
  6. Put cooked pasta in bowls and top with sauce before serving.

Recipe Notes

Store leftovers in the refrigerator. They should stay fresh for a few days.

Nutrition Facts
Pasta with Creamy Spinach and Ham Sauce.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 625 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 754mg33%
Potassium 607mg17%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 8580IU172%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 117mg12%
Iron 6.1mg34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.