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During my most recent food shopping run, I ended up with some kale and chicken. As much as I enjoy trying new restaurants around Atlanta, sometimes it’s nice to make a meal at home. So for dinner, I ended up taking what we had and making a really nice, light, and simple pasta dish.

Get ready for a super easy recipe!


  • 1-2 Chicken breast
  • 2 cups chopped kale cleaned
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp dry oregano 1 tsp dry basil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup of penne pasta


  1. Prepare pasta as instructed
  2. Cut up chicken into chunks/small pieces
  3. Heat the olive oil and begin to cook garlic
  4. Season chicken with salt, pepper, basil, and oregano and add to pan
  5. Cook chicken evenly on all sides
  6. Wash kale and add to chicken, cook for a few minutes until bright green
  7. Add pasta to chicken and kale and mix together
  8. Add a little bit of the pasta water or white wine and cook for another minute
  9. Serve topped with parmesan cheese and/or red pepper flakes (for some heat!)