Superfood Pasta Tonight

Oh my, my world has gone a little crazy with work and the kids…resulting in some serious planning of meals required.

But, tonight I was able to whip up this delicious, low fat, pasta which had my favourite superfood…KALE.

And, wait for it, the kids ate it all! Kale is a brilliant source of iron and vitamin C.creamy garlic pesto pasta

Prep time: 5minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Serves 4


  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 4 tbs of sesame seeds
  • 1/2 bunch of kale chopped
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbs of tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup of salt reduced stock
  • Pasta to serve
  • oil spray


1. Cook the pasta as per the packet instructions.

2. Panfry the garlic and kale until the kale is a little crispy

3. Add in the sesame seeds and lightly brown

4. Add in the diced tomatoes, tomato paste and stock and bring to the boil.

5. Transfer sauce into a blender and pulse until combined.

6. Stir the sauce through the pasta and scatter a few sesame seeds on top.

And Voila!!! Your kids are eating KALE!!!

390 calories per serve

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written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."