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Penne with Braised Squash & Greens Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Braised Squash & Greens recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Braised Squash & Greens using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by laceiluv

Makes 4 servings



Look for Smoked Tofu, I could not find it on the list. Amd for the Swiss chard, stems removed, leaves cut into 1-inch pieces

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Braised Squash & Greens

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 ounces Extra Firm Tofu
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 pinch crushed red pepper
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 pound butternut squash, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes (3 cups)
1 cup Swiss chard
8 ounces whole-wheat penne, rigatoni or fusilli
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 Freshly ground pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Penne with Braised Squash & Greens

  1. directions

  2. 1.Put a large pot of water on to boil for cooking pasta.

  3. 2.Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add tofu and cook, stirring, until lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Add onion to the pan; cook, stirring often, until softened and golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic and crushed red pepper; cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Return the tofu to the pan and add broth and squash; bring to a simmer. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Add chard and stir to immerse. Cover and cook until the squash and chard are tender, about 5 minutes.

  4. 3.Meanwhile, cook pasta until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes or according to package directions. Drain and return to the pot. Add the squash mixture, Parmesan, salt and pepper; toss to coat.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 342.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
381
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Potassium
577mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
60.6g
20%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
18.2g
Vitamin A 254% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 28% Iron 24%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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