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Kale Pasta & Sardines

A very tasty combination of kale, pasta and sardines with a bit of "bite"
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword fish, kale, pasta, sardines
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 700 kcal


  • one tin of sardines preferably in olive oil
  • tsp of chilli paste or one chilli pepper chopped
  • 100 g of wholewheat penne or similar pasta (to make a low carb version swap these out)
  • parmesan cheese
  • 100 g fresh kale chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • juice of half a lemon


  1. Put on the pasta to cook
  2. Rinse and chop the kale.

  3. In a pan fry the sardines, chilli and garlic
  4. Add the kale and continue to cook until the kale has reduced and softened
  5. When the pasta is cooked add some of the pasta water to the pan with the kale
  6. Drain the pasta then add it into your kale and sardines and mix well adding the lemon juice
  7. Serve with some parmesan and black pepper to taste

Recipe Notes

You can make this recipe "low carb" by swapping out the normal pasta for a low carb alternative