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  • 1 package pasta
  • 1 bunch chard or beet greens- stems removed and chopped into ribbons
  • 1 can garbanzo beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 jar of your favorite tomato sauce


  • Bring large pot of water to a boil with a dash of salt and oil.
  • Meanwhile cut chard leaves from stem then slice into 1/2" ribbons.
  • Add pasta to rapidly boiling water. Use the back of the pasta box/bag to discover cooking time, then subtract 3 minutes.
  • For the final three minutes of cooking, add the chard leaves.
  • Drain all once pasta is done cooking.
  • Add garbanzo bean and sauce and serve warm.