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Garlic White Bean Pasta with Swiss Chard

Yields4 Servings

Garlic White Bean Pasta with Swiss Chard

 10 oz package whole-wheat pasta
 7 oz jar sliced, olive oil-marinated, sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped, with 2 tablespoons oil reserved
 3 garlic cloves, minced
 1 ½ lbs Swiss chard, tough stems removed, well rinsed and chopped
 30 oz canned white beans, rinsed and drained
 ½ cup water
 salt and pepper, to taste

Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil over medium heat. Add pasta, stirring to prevent sticking, and cook according to package directions, until al dente.


Meanwhile, heat oil from sun-dried tomatoes in large skillet over medium-high heat. add garlic; cook, stirring, 1 minute.


Add sun-dried tomatoes and swiss chard; mix well. Cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. Add beans with 1/2 cup water. Cook stirring occasionally, until heated. Season to taste with salt and freshly-ground pepper.


Drain pasta; transfer to serving dishes; top with bean mixture and serve.


Serve in soup bowls to take advantage of the delicious broth.

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