Giada's Orecchiette with Greens, Beans and Ricotta Salata Recipe

Looking for an easy Giada's Orecchiette with Greens, Beans and Ricotta Salata recipe? Learn how to make Giada's Orecchiette with Greens, Beans and Ricotta Salata using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by chocolatebread

Makes 3 servings



Substitutes: Whole wheat pasta instead of regular orecchiette Arugula instead of chard, spinach (4 cups instead of 2 cups) Goat cheese instead of ricotta salata Cannellini beans instead of garbanzo beans

Recipe Ingredients for Giada's Orecchiette with Greens, Beans and Ricotta Salata

4 cups arugula, wilted
2 roma tomatoes, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 oz. cannellini beans, canned
5 oz. whole wheat pasta
3 oz. goat cheese
3 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Recipe Directions for Giada's Orecchiette with Greens, Beans and Ricotta Salata

Start pasta water boiling. While that is cooking, saute garlic, then add tomatoes and beans. If you would like some heat, add red chili peppr flakes to garlic. Once pasta is done cooking, add pasta into saucepan with the vegetable mixture. Turn off heat and add cheese and lemon zest. Use leftover pasta water if it is too thick and mix well. Tastes better served warm.
Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 294.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
668
Calories from Fat
162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.0g
28%
Saturated Fat
10.7g
54%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
674mg
28%
Potassium
1596mg
46%
Total Carbohydrates
87.8g
29%
Dietary Fiber
24.6g
98%
Sugars
7.0g
Protein
41.3g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 64% Iron 50%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement