Yield
Makes 4 servings

Transform pasta night by using whole wheat noodles and a flavorful addition of Swiss chard. So long, plain spaghetti!

How to Make It

Cook the pasta according to package directions.

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and cook until they begin to break down and release their juices, about 2 minutes. Stir in the chard stems and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add the chard leaves, cannellini beans, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and the red pepper and cook, stirring, until the chard leaves are tender, 3 to 5 minutes.

Divide the cooked pasta among individual bowls and top with the chard mixture and Parmesan.

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Ratings & Reviews

Mom4Greens's Review

Mom4Greens
February 15, 2011
This was my first time trying rainbow chard and it was delicious. Even my 5 year old ate it happily. I didn't have cherry tomatoes so I used a jar of diced tomatoes and also added a few basil leaves.