One Pot Creamy Lemon Chicken with Baby Kale

One Pot Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Baby Kale

A quick and delicious one-pot meal that takes minimal effort. With proteins, carbs, and vegetables, this a well-balanced dish you can eat for days to come.

Servings: 4



Boneless Chicken Breast

1 lb., cut into 1” pieces

Salt and Pepper

To taste

Olive Oil

2 tbsps.

Yellow Onion

½ cup, diced

Minced Garlic

1 tbsp.

Penne Pasta

2 ½ cups, uncooked

Chicken Broth

2 cups


¼ cup

Baby Kale

3 cups

Cream Cheese

4 oz.

Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

½ cup

Grated Parmesan Cheese

¼ cup

Lemon Juice

3 tbsps.

Lemon Zest

From one lemon


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. In a 12″ pan or skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and stir until soft, about 3 minutes. Add chicken to pan and cook until brown on both sides. Stir in garlic and cook one additional minute. Add uncooked pasta, chicken broth, water and baby kale. Stir then bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 22 minutes. Uncover and cook until almost all of the liquid is absorbed, about 5 additional minutes. Remove from heat, stir in cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest. Stir until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.


Ashley posted June 15 on


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