5 from 2 votes
Swiss Chard Lemon Pasta
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Gluten-Free and Vegan
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pasta, lemon, swiss chard
Servings: 4
Calories: 274 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Heartland Gluten-Free Penne Pasta
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 head Swiss chard cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook penne according to package directions. Remove from heat; drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook Swiss chard in olive oil over medium heat until wilted, approximately 4 minutes. Remove from heat; transfer to a large serving bowl. Add cooked penne, olives, cilantro, scallions, vinegar, lemon juice, lemon zest, smoked paprika, sea salt and pepper; gently toss to combine.
  3. Serve warm.
Recipe Notes

Serving Size: 1 c Calories: 148.5 cal • Fat: 7.9 g • Protein: 2.8 g • Carb: 17.3 g • Fiber: 2.7 g • Sugar: 1.3 g • Sodium: 516.6 mg

Nutrition Facts
Swiss Chard Lemon Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 543mg24%
Potassium 300mg9%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 4930IU99%
Vitamin C 26.9mg33%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.