Braised Greens & Pasta

Number of Servings: 4 (361 g)
Active Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 25 Minutes

Although we recommend broccoli rabe as a nice winter green, this recipe will work equally well with your favorite dark leafy greens. Chard, kale, spinach—they all work with the simple, flavorful spices of this easy, veggie-heavy weeknight meal for all seasons.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried red chili flakes
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch broccoli rabe, trimmed and chopped
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups whole grain penne
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Pecorino-Romano cheese, grated


  1. Heat the oil in a skillet until shimmering. Add the shallots, salt and chili flakes and cook until softened. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant.
  2. Add half the broth and broccoli rabe and stir until the rabe wilts. Add the rest of the rabe and broth and cook down.
  3. Stir in the pasta. Bring to boil, then reduce to a simmer. Allow to cook until most of the liquid has been absorbed and the pasta is cooked. Stir in the lemon juice and garnish lightly with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 361 g

Amount per serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 2mg 0%
Sodium 735mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 16g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 114.2mg 8%
Iron 4.1mg 20%
Potassium 360mg 8%
Vitamin A 66.6mcg 8%
Vitamin C 12.8mg 15%
Vitamin E 1.9mg 15%
Vitamin K 94.8mcg 80%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.4mg 30%
Niacin 8.5mg 60%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 83.7mcg 21%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0mcg 0%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.1mg 20%
Phosphorus 264.7mg 20%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 127.9mg 30%
Zinc 2.9mg 25%
Selenium 0.8mcg 2%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 2.7mg 120%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.5mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Low Sodium Beef Broth (beef Broth, Less Than 1% Of The Following: Hydrolyzed Protein (soy, Corn, Wheat), Monosodium Glutamate, Hydrolyzed Whey Protein And Wheat Bran Protein, Natural Flavor, Onion Powder, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Caramel Color, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Salt, Dextrose, Disodium Inosinate, Disodium Guanylate), Whole Wheat Pasta (durum Semolina, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate (iron), Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Broccoli Raab, Shallots, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Pecorino Romano Cheese (cultured Sheep's Milk, Enzymes, Salt, Cellulose To Prevent Caking, Natamycin To Protect Flavor), Garlic, Salt, Red Pepper Flakes, Black Pepper.

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