Pasta with Greens Recipe

Looking for an easy pasta with greens recipe? Learn how to make pasta with greens using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by slowgraffiti

Makes 8 servings



tasty pasta with greens (veg/vegan!)

Recipe Ingredients for pasta with greens

6 cups chopped chard
6 cups whole wheat spaghetti, cooked
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 red onion
1 slice whole wheat bread
2 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for pasta with greens

  1. (when cutting chard, save stems. chop and set aside.)

  2. using a food processor, pulse garlic and bread until fine and well combined. salt and pepper to taste. add Parmesan and combine (to make vegan, omit parm).

  3. fry bread mixture in 1 tablespoon of olive oil until crispy, about 6 minutes. set aside.

  4. in 1 tablespoon of olive oil, cook onion until lightly browned. as chopped stems of chard and 1/2 cup water. cook until chard is tender, about 4-8 minutes. add vinegar.

  5. mix chard mixture with cooked pasta. add final tablespoon olive oil. sprinkle with bread mixture and enjoy.

  6. serving size prepared is approximately one cup.

Categories

Pasta, Vegetables, Main Dish, Italian, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 158.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
201
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
97mg
4%
Potassium
183mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
31.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.6g
22%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
7.2g
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
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