Penne With Chard and Pine Nuts

Total Time
Prep 24 mins
Cook 0 mins

from women's day magazine

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a rapid boil.
  2. Heat 1 tsp oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat, add pine nuts; saute 2-3 minutes until toasted, remove to a small bowl.
  3. Stir penne into boiling water, boil, stirring occasionally, 7-9 minutes until firm tender.
  4. Meanwhile heat remaining 2 tsp oil in same skillet over medium high heat, add garlic; saute 1 minute or until fragrent, add chard stems, broth and salt, cover and cook 1-2 minutes until crisp-tender.
  5. Add chard leaves, cover and stirring once, cook 4-5 minutes until wilted.
  6. Drain pasta and return to pot; toss with chard, pine nuts, tomatoes and vinegar.
  7. Pour into serving bowl, sprinkle servings with parmesan cheese.


Most Helpful

Very good. Made a half-recipe using a combination of white and red chard. A tasty meatless meal which could easily be vegetarian by subbing vegetable broth. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

LonghornMama March 29, 2009

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