Vegan Challenge Recipe: Tuscan Pasta with White Beans and Swiss Chard

Try this Tuscan Pasta with White Beans, Swiss Chard, and Pinenuts, featured in our 21-day vegan challenge.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped Swiss chard
  • 1 minced small garlic clove
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups cooked pasta
  • 1 cup cooked or canned white beans
  • 1 tbsp pinenuts

black pepper

  • 1 cup mixed baby greens
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup grapes

Preparation

2 servings

In a large pan over medium-high heat, sauté 2 cups chopped Swiss chard and 1 minced small garlic clove in 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil, 2 minutes. Add 2 cups cooked pasta, 1 cup cooked or canned white beans (rinsed and drained), and 1 tbsp pinenuts; season with sea salt and black pepper. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

1 serving

Eat with a slice of whole-grain bread and a Misto salad: Top 1 cup mixed baby greens with 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes and 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil mixed with 1 tsp red wine vinegar. Season with salt and black pepper. For dessert have 1 cup grapes.