Friday, August 5, 2011

Cookin’ Greens Everyday Pasta Recipe

Approximately 3-4 servings


½ cup (125 ml) small uncooked pasta/whole grain
2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
2 medium finely chopped garlic cloves
½ cup (125 ml) thinly sliced onion
¼ cup (50 ml) sundried tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 14oz (398 ml) canned chickpeas (or use dried and prepare according to package directions)
2 cups (200 g) Cookin’ Greens Kale, Rapini, Designer’s Mix or Athlete’s Mix
¼ cup (50 ml) grated parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta /whole grains according to package instructions.
  2. Heat oil in large frying pan.  Add garlic, stir for 30 seconds.
  3. Add onion, stir for 3 minutes, medium heat.
  4. Add tomatoes, chickpeas and Cookin’ Greens Kale, Rapini, Designer’s Mix or Athlete’s Mix.
  5. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add pasta and cheese.  Stir.  Cook for 3 minutes and serve.

**Recipe works with: any cut of pasta – long or short, ravioli, gnocchi, any whole wheat pasta or risotto. Try with whole Grains; quinoa, couscous, brown rice, millet, bulgar, spelt to name a few.

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