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Fettuccini With White Beans And Swiss Chard

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  Cooked navy beans/Any other white beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Nori sheet 1 , crumbled (Or Other Seaweed)
  Freshly chopped basil/Parsley / 1 teaspoon each of dried basil, oregano and marjoram 2 Tablespoon
  Fettuccine 16 Ounce (1 Package)
  Swiss chard 2 Bunch (200 gm)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Onion 1⁄2
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Canned bean liquid/Cooking liquid / vegetable stock / water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Miso 1 Tablespoon

1) Cook the pasta according to package directions. When done, drain, rinse, and set aside.
2) Wash the chard. Cut out the stems and chop into small pieces, set aside. Roughly cut the greens.
3) Grate or mince the onion. Mince or press the garlic.

4) Heat a wok or large pan over medium heat and add the oil.
5) Add the stems and cook for a few minutes.
6) Add the leaves and a pinch of salt, stir, cover and team/sauté for 5-8 minutes.
7) Add the onions and garlic.
8) Cover and continue cooking for 3-5 minutes.
9) 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.
10) Add the miso, the herbs, and crumble in the nori. Stir.
11) Add the fettuccine and mix well. When warm, serve immediately.

12) Garnish with optional tomatoes, olives and rice or soy Parmesan.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Fettuccini with White Beans is a complete meal full of carbs, protein and fiber. Check out the video for this healthy recipe.

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