Pasta with Greens, Beans, and Chicken



1 box whole wheat pasta
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
½ onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
3 chicken sausages, chopped or 2 cups leftover, cooked chicken cubes
1 bunch Swiss chard or 6 cups spinach, chopped
1-15.5-ounce can of cannellini, great northern, or navy beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste
½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)

  1. Cook the pasta according to directions on box, and drain.
  2. In a large pan over medium heat, add vegetable oil and onion.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes, add garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  4. Stir in chopped chicken and cook until heated through.
  5. Add beans, chard or spinach, chicken or vegetable stock, and spices.
  6. Add in cooked pasta and stir to combine.
  7. Cook for 5 minutes until pasta is heated through.

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