Smoked Mozzarella and Greens Penne

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Moonmunkimama

Tart greens and smoky cheese with pancetta. Sinful yet full of vitamins. I read this recipe in a book a few years ago. I don't remember the book or if the portions are the same. What I know is that I make it often and it tastes yummy. Good with Italian sausage too!

Top Review by LonghornMama

Easy, fast and delicious! I had lots of organic swiss chard to use, and this recipe was a great find. Used regular bacon instead of pancetta but agree Italian sausage would be yummy, too. Smoked mozzarella gives a distinctive flavor, but would also be good with fresh cubed mozzarella. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat EVOO in a large pan. Brown pancetta, and onion.
  2. Add garlic and chili flakes (do not burn garlic).
  3. Add greens and cook until wilted.
  4. Add chicken stock and cook until stock reduces (about 10-15 minutes).
  5. Add pasta and cheese toss, add salt and pepper to taste, serve.

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