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Whole-Wheat Rigatoni With Greens

Written by Health Guru

Whole grains and leafy greens are two highly praised ingredients that we know are super good for our bodies. But sometimes they’re so boring. This recipe solves that problem, using a healthy dose of garlic and a sprinkle of cheese to amp up the flavor.

10 Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole-wheat rigatoni or fusilli pasta
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 head small radicchio, chopped
  • 4 1/2-5 ounces baby arugula
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4-6 canned artichokes, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons shaved pecorino Romano cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet. Add radicchio and arugula. Stir, letting greens cook down for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add zucchini. Stir and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more.
  4. Add garlic, artichokes, and remaining tablespoon olive oil if needed. Sauté for about 5 more minutes.
  5. Add cooked pasta and mix well. Add cheese and stir to combine. Season with salt, pepper, and a drizzle of olive oil.