Golden Baked Chicken Kale Pasta

March 15, 2019

Baked Chicken Kale Pasta

The cheesy, hearty way to feed your family kale.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Ameerican cheese, bake, chicken, kale, pasta, tomatoes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Déja Todman


  • 12 ounces short pasta
  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup panko
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 cup sour cream or crème fraîche
  • 1 bunch curly kale ribs and stems removed
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Kosher salt


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Mix panko, 1/2 of the Parmesan, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  4. Place kale and tomatoes tossed with oil on a baking sheet.
  5. Drain pasta and reserve 1/2 cup cooking liquid.
  6. Stir mustard, sour cream, cheese, Parmesan, cooking liquid and pasta together.
  7. Toss on baking sheet with kale and tomatoes. Top with leftover panko and Parmesan.
  8. Bake for 5-7 minutes until golden and bubbly.
  9. Serve and enjoy! 😀

You May Also Like