Kielbasa with Pasta, Chickpeas, and Spinach

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 425.2
  • Total Fat: 16.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.7 mg
  • Sodium: 924.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 59.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.7 g
  • Protein: 16.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    8 oz Whole Wheat Penne
    1/2 tsp Salt
    6 oz Turkey Kielbasa, cut 1/4 inch slices
    4 cups baby Spinach
    1 cup Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
    3 Scallions, thinly sliced
    1 clove Garlic, minced
    pinch Red Pepper flakes
    1 tsp Extra Light Olive Oil
    2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese, grated


Place pasta and salt in a pot; add cold water to cover. Bring to boil over high heat; cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until pasta is al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain.

Meanwhile, spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add kielbasa and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add spinach, chickpeas, scallions, garlic, and pepper flakes and cook, stirring often, until spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes. Add pasta and oil and toss to combine. Divide pasta mixture evenly among 4 serving plates; sprinkle evenly with cheese.

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups pasta mixture + 1/2 tbsp cheese

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HEATHERH75.

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