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One Pot Pasta with Kale & Goat Cheese

An easy weeknight dinner that cooks up all in one pot and is on the table in 30 minutes! This pasta contains creamy goat cheese, lemon, pine nuts, kale and chicken.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 455kcal


  • 2 cups dried pasta smaller shapes work well
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 chicken breasts cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 small onion diced
  • cup goat cheese
  • 2 cups Cookin Greens Organic Chopped Kale
  • juice from 1 lemon


  • ¼ cup pine nuts


  • In a medium pot, combine the pasta, chicken stock, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, chicken breast and onion.
  • Cover the pot, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring ever 2 or so minutes.
  • At this point the pasta should be al dente. Stir in the lemon juice and Cookin Greens Organic Chopped Kale.
  • Cook, uncovered for 2-4 more minutes, until kale is thawed.
  • Stir in the goat cheese until melted through.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with pine nuts.


Serving: 1/4 batch | Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 394mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g