Pantry Pasta with Kale, Chickpeas and Sun Dried Tomatoes
Pantry Pasta with Kale, Chickpeas and Sun Dried Tomatoes
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    Keep these pantry basics on hand and you can make this wholesome, colourful kale-packed pasta in a pinch. Adapted from the back of a package of Cookin' Greens frozen chopped kale.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 pound whole wheat or spelt rotini (or any other short pasta)
    • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (or 2 tablespoons of the sun dried tomato oil and 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil)
    • 1 small onion, cut in half and then chopped into thin half moons
    • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red chilies (optional)
    • 1 14 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
    • 3 cups frozen chopped kale (I use the Cookin’ Greens brand)
    • 1 (~200 mL / 7 ounce) jar oil-packed julienned sun dried tomatoes
    • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
    • Freshly ground pepper (about 10-15 turns of the pepper grinder) and sea salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 340 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 25.3%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 10 mg 3.28%
    • Sodium: 863 mg 35.96%
    • Calcium: 149 mg 14.89%
    • Potassium: 321 mg 9.17%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.47%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 22 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 24.79%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 21.78%
    • Vitamin C 33.73%
    • Vitamin D 0.53%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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