Pasta With Swiss Chard And Cheese Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Olive oil/Vegetable oil2 Teaspoon
 Chopped onion1 Tablespoon
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced (small cloves)
 Swiss chard1 Cup (16 tbs), thoroughly washed and drained, chopped
 Black pepper1 Dash
 Crushed red pepper1 Dash
 Canned low sodium chicken broth1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (ready to serve)
 Cooked spaghetti/Linguine1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (hot)
 Grated parmesan/Romano cheese2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 430 Calories from Fat 128

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.3%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.8 mg

Sodium 256.6 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.3%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 18 g35.4%

Vitamin A 45.1% Vitamin C 25.2%

Calcium 18.6% Iron 19.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet heat oil; add onion and garlic and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent, about 1 minute. Add Swiss chard, black pepper, and red pepper. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
2. Add broth and reduce heat to low; let simmer until Swiss chard is tender-crisp, about 8 minutes.
3. Add spaghetti and toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese.
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