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Fusilli Pasta with Spinach, Mushrooms & Tomatoes

Course: Main
Author: Hip Foodie Mom


  • 1 lb Fusilli pasta
  • 1/2 to 1 lb. of ground beef or ground turkey
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 teaspoons of crushed garlic
  • 1/2 cup of chicken stock
  • 1 bag of baby spinach
  • 1- 2 cups of cherry tomatoes add as much as you prefer
  • 1-2 cups of mushrooms I love cremini mushrooms
  • Mozzarella or Parmesan cheese for sprinkling
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash tomatoes and wash and cut the mushrooms; set aside
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet or wok, over medium heat, add 1-2 tbsp olive oil and cook the ground beef.
  • After the ground beef is browned and cooked, add the chicken stock, tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach. (For the spinach, I literally just throw the entire bag straight in)
  • Gently toss ingredients together until the spinach is wilted
  • Add the pasta and about a tablespoon (or less) of olive oil; toss
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Sprinkle with mozzarella or parmesan cheese and serve! SERVE IMMEDIATELY