Mediterranean Pasta with Greens

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry fusilli pasta
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, stems removed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pitted, chopped kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup pitted, chopped green olives
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Stir in pasta, cook for 10 to 12 minutes, until al dente, and drain.

Place chard in a microwave safe bowl. Fill bowl about 1/2 full with water. Cook on High in the microwave 5 minutes, until limp; drain.

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, green olives, and garlic. Mix in the chard. Cook and stir until tender. Toss with pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to serve.

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