Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pasta

18 reviews

This recipe is pasta-tively amazing...and creamy, did we mention creamy?!


6 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

621 cal.

Per serving


Frying pan, Pot (small), Stovetop


Mushrooms (baby bella, whole)

Step 1

Gently clean the mushrooms with a damp paper towel. Discard the larger stems & thinly slice.

Lacinato kale

Step 2

Wash the kale. Hold the stem in one hand & use your opposite hand to strip the leaves along the stem away from you. Roughly chop the kale leaves.

Chicken breast

Step 3

Pat the chicken breast dry with a paper towel & cut into bite-sized pieces.

Pasta (fusilli or rotini)

Step 4

In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Reserve some pasta water before draining in a colander. Set aside.

Olive oil
Mushrooms (baby bella, whole)

Step 5

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium heat. Add sliced mushrooms & season with salt. Stir & cook 3-4 min, until nicely browned. Transfer to a plate.

Olive oil
Chicken breast

Step 6

In the same pan, heat another drizzle of oil. Add the chicken. Season with salt & pepper. Pan-fry the chicken for 6-7 min, until seared on all sides & fully cooked.

Mushrooms (baby bella, whole)
Lacinato kale
Heavy cream

Step 7

Add the cooked mushrooms back to the pan along with the chopped kale. Add in a splash of reserved pasta water (about 1/4 cup per serving), heavy cream & the cooked pasta. Stir & cook for 4-5 min, until the sauce is thick & creamy.

Parmesan (grated)

Step 8

Stir in grated parmesan cheese until it's melted.

Parmesan (grated)

Step 9

Serve in a bowl, garnished with more parmesan. Enjoy : - )

Nutrition facts

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Energy621 cal.
Fat31 g
Carbohydrates66 g
Protein38 g
Fiber6 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pasta" contains 621 Energy, 31 g of Fat, 66 g of Carbohydrates, 38 g of Protein, 6 g of Fiber.

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Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pasta
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