Penne with Garlicky Greens and Beans

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Prep Cook Servings
20 min 25 min 4
Penne with Garlicky Greens and Beans
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114 gm Pasta, penne, whole wheat, dry
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 medium Yellow onion (chopped)
1 medium Carrots (chopped)
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
1 bunch Rapini, broccoli raab, raw (tough stems trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces)
4 leaf Beet greens (trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces)
1 can (15oz) Cannellini beans, canned (rinsed, drained)
3 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated


Prepare pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Reserve 1/4 cup of pasta water and drain.

Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook onion and carrot 6 minutes, stirring, or until onion softens and begins to brown. Stir in garlic and red-pepper flakes. Cook 1 minute, stirring, or until fragrant.

Add half greens and 1/2 cup water. Increase heat to medium-high, cover, and cook for 2 minutes, or until greens wilt. Stir in remaining greens. Reduce heat to medium, cover, and cook 10 minutes, or until greens are tender. Stir in beans. Cover and cook 2 minutes, until beans are hot.

Stir in pasta and reserved pasta cooking water. Cook 2 minutes, stirring, or until pasta is hot. Remove skillet from heat and stir in 2 Tbsp of the cheese. Serve sprinkled with remaining 1 Tbsp cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 314
Calories from fat 67
Calories from saturated fat 13.8
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 4.1 mg
Sodium 382 mg
Potassium 905 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 12.9 g
Sugars 3.2 g
Protein 17.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.1
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 4.9

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