Kale, tomato, and kalamata olive pasta in a lemon wine sauce


Sometimes you just want to eat a heaping bowl of pasta without any regrets. That’s exactly what I did when I made this recipe. Stephen was working through the night and I was just responsible for feeding myself. I had just had a super stressful day at work and all I wanted to do was eat all of the carbs. But I compromised with myself: I decided I could eat a big, American- sized portion of noodles, as long as I loaded it with veggies! So that’s what I did. I took out some fresh kale, a fresh tomato, and Kalamata olives to saute, and then I whipped up a lemon, butter and white wine sauce and threw it all together. It. Was. Amazing. It was exactly what I was craving, especially with Parmesan cheese on top! There were so many flavors that complimented each other—it was salty, and lemony, and garlicy, and buttery, and cheesy! And although I hate when Stephen has duty and has to work all through the night, it was nice to be able to whip up a dish with kale in it ...

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