Orecchiette and Dinosaur Kale
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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 4
  • ½ lb orecchiette
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup of your favorite tomato sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • ½ pound dinosaur/Tuscan kale, been trimmed and coarsely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Parmesan to taste
  1. Boil some water with salt. Cook orecchiette until al dente, about 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat a pot or deep saute pan until hot. Add olive oil and garlic.
  3. As soon as the garlic begins to smell fragrant, about a minute, add the kale, salt and red pepper flakes.
  4. Lower the heat to medium low, cover and cook for about 10 minutes, or until tender.
  5. Add the tomato sauce and stir until thoroughly heated.
  6. Mix pasta into sauce until well mixed.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 479 Total Fat: 15.4 g Total Carbohydrate: 6.9 g Sugar: 5.9 g Dietary Fiber: 8.2 g Protein: 18.1 g
Recipe by Recovering Vegan at http://recoveringvegan.com/want-prehistoric-cabbage-kale-yes-you-do/