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Whole-Wheat Pasta with Kale and Roast Chicken

Photo: Levi Brown
Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 20 mins

Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

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.


Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.