You are here

Fettuccini with White Beans and Greens

This dish a full meal in and of itself with carbo’s, greens, protein and fiber. It is a great combination of Swiss chard, Navy beans and Pasta!
  Fettuccine 8 Ounce
  Swiss chard 2 Bunch (200 gm)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Onion 1⁄2
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  White beans 15 Ounce (1.5 Cups, Small Size)
  Liquid from beans/Cooking liquid, vegetable stock / water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Canned)
  Miso 1 Tablespoon
  Nori sheet/Other seaweed 1 , crumbled
  Chopped basil/Parsley/ 1 teaspoon each of dried basil, oregano and marjoram 2 Tablespoon

Cook the pasta according to package directions. When done, drain, rinse, and set aside.
Wash the chard. Cut out the stems and chop into small pieces, set aside. Roughly cut the greens.
Grate or mince the onion. Mince or press the garlic.
Heat a wok or large pan over medium heat and add the oil. Add the stems and cook for a few minutes. Add the leaves and a pinch of salt, stir, cover and steam/saute for 5-8 minutes. Add the onions and garlic. Cover and continue cooking for 3-5 minutes.
Optional: Puree some or all of the beans with the liquid in a blender or food processor and add to the pan. Or just add the whole beans and liquid.
Add the miso, the herbs, and crumble in the nori. Stir.
Add the fettuccine and mix well. When warm, serve immediately.
Garnish with optional tomatoes, olives and rice or soy Parmesan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Looking for a nice change from your regular pasta preparation? Here is a recipe for fettuccini with white beans and greens. Watch this video and try out the recipe. The pasta is well flavored with herbs and garlic. Watch and learn.

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.4 (2 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2782 Calories from Fat 482

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.5%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g37.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1456.2 mg60.7%

Total Carbohydrates 443 g147.8%

Dietary Fiber 79.5 g318.1%

Sugars 23.2 g

Protein 136 g272.1%

Vitamin A 282.6% Vitamin C 127.7%

Calcium 121.9% Iron 299.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fettuccini With White Beans And Greens Recipe Video