Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pasta

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


6 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

595 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

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy595 cal.
Fat31 g
Carbohydrates61 g
Protein36 g
Fiber5 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pasta" contains 595 Energy, 31 g of Fat, 61 g of Carbohydrates, 36 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pasta
Very easy