Escarole with Caramelized Onions & Chickpeas

Escarole with Caramelized Onions & Chickpeas
Healthy and delicious, this simple vegetarian pasta recipe makes the perfect weeknight meal.
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 32 m



  1. 1 of 4 Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, for 15 to 23 minutes or until golden. Lower heat if onion is browning too quickly.
  2. 2 of 4 Add escarole and raisins to skillet. Cook, turning occasionally, for about 6 minutes, until leaves are tender and stem ends are still crunchy. Sprinkle with salt.
  3. 3 of 4 Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook penne according to package directions, about 11 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water, and return pasta to pot.
  4. 4 of 4 Stir in chickpeas with their liquid. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until heated through. Serve over pasta, adding reserved pasta water if needed to thin sauce. Sprinkle with grated cheese, if desired.
Nutrition Information for Escarole with Caramelized Onions & Chickpeas
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 540 mg sodium, 16 g fiber, 1 g sat. fat, 10 g Fat, total, 0 mg chol., 83 g carb., 19 g pro., 487 kcal cal.