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Bok Choy Olive Pasta

Author: SallyK / Date: 2020-01-03 @ 12:27 pm / Print Me! /

Bok Choy Olive Pasta

Serves 3-4.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb bok choy
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 12 oz dry mini ziti or other small cut pasta
  • 8 Kalamata olives, pitted, sliced
  • 1 tsp Nigella black seeds (optional)

Directions:

  1. Remove stem ends of bok choy. Cut in half lengthwise, then slice in 1 inch pieces. Rinse carefully, leaving some moisture on the leaves.
  2. Heat oil in large, heavy pot on medium high flame. Add bok choy and stir-fry 3 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, salt and pepper and stir-fry another minute. Transfer bok choy mixture to a large serving bowl.
  4. Using same heavy pot, add salted water and bring to boil. Add pasta; cook until al dente.
  5. Drain pasta and add to bok choy mixture. Stir in basil, Kalamata olives and black seeds. Serve hot.