Beet Greens Pasta with Walnuts and Parmesan Cheese
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Yield: 1 serving
Pamper yourself for lunch with this flavorful, nourishing meal that gives you the spa treatment at home.
  • 2 oz whole wheat spaghetti (or any pasta you like)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Greens from 3 medium-sized beets, stems removed and chopped (about 3 cups chopped)
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Fresh shaved Parmesan or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Cook the pasta to al dente according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet with a lid, heat the oil over medium heat. Once hot, add the beat greens, water, and a pinch of salt and pepper; cover the skillet and cook until the greens are wilted, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté uncovered until the liquid is evaporated, about 1 to 2 minutes. Toss the greens into the pasta.
  3. Serve topped with walnuts and fresh shaved cheese.
Recipe by An Edible Mosaicâ„¢ at