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Whole Wheat Penne With Kale & Cannellini Beans

Yes, kale can work with pasta. We'll show you how.

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Whole Wheat Penne With Kale & Cannellini Beans
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Calories 353
Protein 15g
Fat 3g
Carbs 68g
Fiber 11gg
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So you love penne pasta, but penne vodka isn't exactly an ideal dish when you're trying to watch your weight. Try this recipe, which includes nutritional powerhouses like beans and kale.

Whole Wheat Penne With Kale & Cannellini Beans
You'll need
  • 8 oz. whole-wheat penne
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb kale, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 14-oz. can cannellini beans
  • Nonstick cooking spray
Directions 
1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
2. Meanwhile, coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray, and saute garlic for two minutes over medium heat. Add kale, salt, and red pepper flakes, and saute about eight more minutes, or until kale wilts and is tender.
3. Drain and rinse beans, then add to kale mixture along with broth and pasta, stirring to combine.
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