Whole-Wheat Pasta with Kale and Roast Chicken

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A quick Italian meal of Whole-Wheat Pasta with Kale and Roast Chicken doesn’t get much more nutritious than this! Whole-wheat pasta lend itself to extra fiber and good carbs; roasted chicken adds lean protein; and kale is one of the Superfoods of the moment.
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  • Yield: Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

Good to Know

A quick Italian mean doesn’t get much more nutritious than this! Whole-wheat pasta lend itself to extra fiber and good carbs, roasted chicken adds lean protein, and kale is one of the Superfoods of the moment.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1
  • 3 cups
  • 1 (15-oz) can low-sodium chickpeas or white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander

Preparation

1. Cook pasta until al dente. Reserve 3 TBSP cooking liquid; drain.

2. In large skillet, heat rest of ingredients, stirring, until very hot.

3. Toss in the pasta and cooking liquid.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories per serving: 515
  • Fat per serving: 12.2g
  • Saturated fat per serving: 2.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2.1g
  • Protein per serving: 46g
  • Carbohydrate per serving: 59g
  • Fiber per serving: 12g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 89mg
  • Iron per serving: 5mg
  • Sodium per serving: 535mg
  • Calcium per serving: 156mg