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Southern Greens And Pasta

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped green bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peeled chopped jicama 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Canned 30% less salt chicken broth 14 Ounce (1 Can)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Frozen black eyed peas 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Uncooked radiatore pasta/Other medium-shape pasta 4 Ounce
  Chicory head/Mustard greens / kale 1 , washed, ribs removed, thinly sliced
  Hot pepper sauce 3 Drop
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cook pasta according to package directions, without salt. Drain water and set aside.

MAKING
2) In a large saucepan to heat oil.
3) Add bell pepper, onion, jicama, celery and garlic to sauté.
4) Place over medium heat to cook for 3 minutes.
5) Pour in chicken broth, tomato paste, oregano and black pepper to stir.
6) Increase heat to bring to a boil.
7) Cover with a lid and allow simmering over low heat 20 minutes or until the peas are tender.
8) Fold in chicory to saucepan. Put a cover and cook on low until wilted, about 3 minutes.
9) Add pasta to stir in. Thoroughly cook the pasta.
10) Season with red pepper sauce.

SERVING
11) Garnish as desired and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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