Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pasta

25 reviews

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

Very easy

6 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

629 cal.

Per serving


Frying pan, Pot (small), Stovetop, Knife


Baby bella mushrooms (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
Baby bella mushrooms (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.

Baby bella mushrooms (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 : - )

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy629 cal.
Fat32 g
Carbohydrates68 g
Protein38 g
Fiber7 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 629 Energy, 32 g of Fat, 68 g of Carbohydrates, 38 g of Protein, 7 g of Fiber.

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