Pasta with Greens

Pasta with Greens

Serves 8
Ingredients: 
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 red onions, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 8 cups kale, cut in 2-inch wide strips
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock
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Method: 

Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a heavy pot. Add onions, red pepper, bay leaf, and thyme and cook for 5 minutes or until onions begin to brown.

In another pot, cook the pasta. Drain and reserve it in a serving bowl.

Add the greens and garlic to the onion mixture and sauté for 5 minutes, add the stock and simmer 2 minutes.

Add to reserved pasta along with remaining olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to mix and check seasoning. Adjust as needed.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:185 calories (69 from fat), 8g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 23mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 25g sugar), 6g protein
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