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Swiss chard and mushroom pasta

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 40 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Fettuccine; Mushroom
Category Pasta; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Cook Method Boiling; Saut�ing
Diet Heart Healthy; High Protein; Low Calorie; Low Cholesterol; Low Fat; Vegetarian


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 

  • 1/2 cup shallots or green onions, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced

  • 8-10 small mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 pound Swiss chard, trimmed of stems, washed thoroughly, and chopped into 1-inch pieces

  • 6 ounces uncooked fettuccine pasta 

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper 



  • Heat the oil over medium heat and cook the shallots, garlic, and mushrooms for about 5 minutes or until tender. Add the Swiss chard, cover, and reduce the heat, for about 3 minutes.

  • Turn the chard over, recover, and cook another 3 minutes or until completely wilted.

  • Cook the pasta according to package directions and drain thoroughly. Reserving 1/4 cup of the pasta water. Add the Swiss chard mixture and the reserved pasta water to the pasta pot and mix.

  • Serving with Parmesan cheese and black pepper.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 298 cal

  • Total fat: 10g

  • Saturated fat: 2g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g

  • Cholesterol: 4mg

  • Sodium: 325 mg

  • Potassium: 720mg

  • Carbohydrate: 41g

  • Fiber: 3g

  • Protein: 11g

  • Calcium: 133mg