Penne with Goat Cheese and Kale Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Goat Cheese and Kale recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Goat Cheese and Kale using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sweet_firefly

Makes 8 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Goat Cheese and Kale

1 pound dried penne
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
40 g shallots, thinly sliced
9 g garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon Spices Crushed Red Peppers
1 1/2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon zest, plus more for garnish
1/4 cup white wine
536 g kale, tough stems removed, leaves thinly sliced crosswise
2 cups turkey, chopped
6 ounces fresh goat cheese
40 Kalamata olives
4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Penne with Goat Cheese and Kale

  1. Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions. Reserve 1 1/2 cups cooking water, then drain.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, teaspoon pepper, and the red-pepper flakes, and cook, stirring occasionally, until shallots are translucent, about 3 minutes. Add lemon zest and wine, and cook until wine has evaporated, about 1 minute. Stir in kale and 1/4 cup reserved cooking water, and cook until kale wilts, about 3 minutes. Add turkey, and cook until heated through. Add goat cheese and remaining 1 1/4 cups reserved cooking liquid, stirring until sauce is creamy.

  3. Add pasta to skillet, and cook, stirring, until pasta is coated and most of the liquid has been absorbed. Stir in olives and lemon juice. Sprinkle with Parmesan and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
486
Calories from Fat
203
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.6g
35%
Saturated Fat
8.7g
44%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
98mg
33%
Sodium
462mg
19%
Potassium
561mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
41.6g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
29.0g
Vitamin A 218% Vitamin C 138%
Calcium 41% Iron 28%
* 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
C
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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