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Pasta with Beet Greens and Raisins

You only need these a few ingredients. Simply delicious! Meanwhile cook the greens and garlic in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Stir in pasta, raisins, almonds, salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper; toss to combine.

Simple and delicious, a great way to use up your beet greens!













Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free


8 ounces pasta, penne
uncooked, mini penne
¼ cup raisins, seedless
1 ½ teaspoons olive oil
2 cups beet greens
coarsely chopped trimmed
2 teaspoons garlic
bottled minced
cup almonds
slivered or sliced, toasted
½ teaspoon salt
teaspoon black pepper
1 x black pepper
Cracked, optional
1 x Parmesan cheese
or shaved, as needed


Cook the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.


While pasta cooks, place raisins in a small bowl; cover with hot water.

Let stand 10 minutes.


While pasta cooks and raisins soak, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add greens and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until greens are tender.

Stir in pasta, raisins, almonds, salt, and ⅛ teaspoon black pepper; toss to combine.

Sprinkle with cracked black pepper and parmesan, if desired.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 43g (1.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16932% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 297mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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