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Warm Kale & White Bean Pasta


Makes: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • ½ (13.25 ounce) box whole grain penne pasta
  • 1 (15-ounce) can of cannellini beans, rinsed well to rid of added sodium
  • 2 cups kale, rinsed and roughly chopped
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon chili pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta in water as instructed on the box. Drain water and set aside.
  2. In a large pan, heat oil over low heat. Add garlic and chili pepper flakes. Cook for about a minute until fragrant.
  3. Add onions and cook until tender.
  4. Add kale, beans and red wine vinegar. Increase heat to medium and cook down until kale is just about wilted.
  5. Add cook pasta to the pan. Mix all ingredients together well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add parmesan cheese and serve!

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 362 Calories, 5.5 g Fat (<1 g Sat), 1 mg Cholesterol, 49 mg Sodium, 65 g Carbohydrate, 11.5 g Fiber, 1g g Protein



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