Healthy and delicious, this simple vegetarian pasta recipe makes the perfect weeknight meal.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, for 15 to 23 minutes or until golden. Lower heat if onion is browning too quickly.

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  • Add escarole and raisins to skillet. Cook, turning occasionally, for about 6 minutes, until leaves are tender and stem ends are still crunchy. Sprinkle with salt.

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  • Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook penne according to package directions, about 11 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water, and return pasta to pot.

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  • Stir in chickpeas with their liquid. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until heated through. Serve over pasta, adding reserved pasta water if needed to thin sauce. Sprinkle with grated cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

487 calories; 10 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 540 mg sodium. 83 g carbohydrates; 16 g fiber; 19 g protein;

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