Garlic Pasta with Swiss Chard
A simple dinner that introduces new veggies to kids with a dish that they already love! Garlic Pasta with Swiss Chard is a simple weeknight dinner full of color and nutrition.
- 8 ounce Spaghetti
- 4 cup Chard, swiss, raw
- 2 clove garlic
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned
- 15 ounce white beans, canned
- 1 tablespoon parsley, fresh
- 1/8 cup chopped basil, fresh
- 1/2 ounce Parmesan cheese, shredded
Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup liquid, and set aside.
While pasta is cooking chop swish chard, separating stems from leaves; mince garlic; drain and rinse beans. Set aside.
Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in the same pot you cooked the pasta.
Add chopped stems and salt to hot oil; sauté for 5-7 minutes until they start to soften.
Add in roughly chopped leaves and reserved cooking liquid. Cover and cook 2-3 minutes until they begin to wilt.
Stir in garlic, drained tomatoes, and beans. Cook approximately 5 minutes until warmed through. Add pasta and toss together.
Serve topped with parsley, basil, and grated Parmesan to taste.
Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 796mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 8g