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Kale and Tomato Spaghetti

Add more veggies to your pasta dinner with this Kale and Tomato Spaghetti recipe.

Prep Time15 minutes

Total Time30 minutes


Please note: these estimates are based on the intended serving size.

Ingredients (Scaling)

  • net weight ounces whole grain pasta
  • fluid ounces olive oil
  • onion(s), chopped
  • garlic clove(s), minced
  • fluid ounces ground black pepper
  • bunch(es) of kale, torn
  • net weight ounces canned low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • net weight ounces canned low-sodium northern beans
  • fluid ounces reduced fat grated Parmesan cheese

Kale and Tomato Spaghetti


  • Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ¼ cup of the cooking water. Drain the pasta and return it to the pot.

  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, and black pepper. Cook for about 4-5 minutes, until beginning to brown, stirring occasionally.

  • Add the kale in batches and cook, tossing frequently, until tender, about 3-4 minutes.

  • Add the tomatoes and beans. Cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through.

  • Add the kale mixture, cheese, and reserved cooking water to the pasta and stir to combine.

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