Whole-Wheat Pasta with Kale and Roast Chicken

Whole Wheat Pasta with Kale and Roast Chicken
Photo: Levi Brown

A quick Italian meal of Whole-Wheat Pasta with Kale and Roast Chicken doesn’t get much more nutritious than this! Whole-wheat pasta lend itself to extra fiber and good carbs; roasted chicken adds lean protein; and kale is one of the Superfoods of the moment.

Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


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8 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti
1 (15-oz) can low-sodium chickpeas or white beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons ground coriander


Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

1. Cook pasta until al dente. Reserve 3 TBSP cooking liquid; drain.

2. In large skillet, heat rest of ingredients, stirring, until very hot.

3. Toss in the pasta and cooking liquid.

Created date

December 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 515
Fat 12.2 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Monofat 6.4 g
Polyfat 2.1 g
Protein 46 g
Carbohydrate 59 g
Fiber 12 g
Cholesterol 89 mg
Iron 5 mg
Sodium 535 mg
Calcium 156 mg