6 Reviews

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.

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~Jena~ May 17, 2013

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.

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EmilyStrikesAgain March 25, 2009

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.

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Kathy228 December 14, 2008

Very quick and easy, mild tasting but pleasing nonetheless. Instead of swiss chard I substituted 9 ounces fresh spinach and 1 15 1/2 ounce can pinto beans instead of white beans for half a recipe. I did add all the garlic and only 1 teaspoon oil. I liked the texture of this recipe too. Excellent results from few ingredients. Thanks!

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Kumquat the Cat's friend May 01, 2007

this is a great recipe - we belong to an organic farm co-op so we get a lot of swiss chard and we're always looking for new ways to use it - this is definitely one of my favorite recipes for swiss chard - and so easy to make!

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lmtatar September 28, 2005

Delicious! I added some cubed chicken to make it a rounded out meal, and to keep from taking away from the dish. I used spiral pasta instead of the penne because it was what I had on hand, and this was delicious! What a great, easy recipe to enjoy swiss chard! Thanks for this recipe! :) My 2 year old LOVED it!

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Sixfoot May 28, 2004
Penne with Swiss Chard & Asiago Cheese