Penne with Swiss Chard & Asiago Cheese

Total Time
26mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
11 mins

Quick and very good. from the local newspaper

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook penne 8 to 10 minutes or until tender but firm.
  2. Add 8 cups coarsely chopped Swiss chard, cook 1 minute; drain well.
  3. In a large serving bowl, combine remaining ingredients.
  4. Add pasta mixture; toss well.
  5. Season to taste.
Most Helpful

I made this last night and it was very tasty. I did not drain the beans to make it a bit more saucy and then added a can of diced tomatoes. My mixture looked a lot more green than in the picture though I though I was actually a little short on the amount of chard. I'm not rating it since I didn't make it exactly as stated, but all the adults liked it a lot.

3 5

Had to use spinach instead of chard as the grocery store didn't carry it (boooo!) but found this an enjoyable after work meal. It was a bit bland so I added plenty of red pepper flakes and some frozen peas. Again, not outta this world but definitely enjoyable and did the trick. It does get 5 stars for its ease and quickness. Perfect for a weeknight dinner.

5 5

This is so good. Asiago cheese is one of my favorites so I couldn't resist this recipe. It's easy to put together. I didn't have penne, so I used shells. And spinach for the Swiss chard. I will use chard the next time I make this. I've never used chard before, now I have a great recipe to try some. Thanks Derf.