garlic parmesan kale pasta chicken cherry tomatoes meal prep
garlic parmesan kale pasta chicken cherry tomatoes meal prep

Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta & Chicken (GF)

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September 17, 2019

A healthy meal with tons of flavor! Enjoy the garlic Parmesan kale pasta by itself or with the pan cooked chicken and toasted cherry tomatoes. An easy meal prep idea.

Gluten free.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta

1 Bunch Organic Kale

1/2 lb Organic Brown Rice Spaghetti Pasta

2 tbsp Organic Olive Oil

2 tbsp Ghee

2 Cloves Garlic, minced

1/4 cup Parmesan, grated

pinch Sea Salt & Pepper, to taste

Garlic Marinated Chicken

1/4 cup Organic Olive Oil

1/4 cup Lemon Juice

3 Cloves Garlic, minced

1/2 tbsp Oregano, dried

1/2 tsp Sea Salt

1 1/2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

Roasted Tomatoes

1 pint Cherry Tomatoes

Directions

Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta

1Prepare your kale by ripping leaves from the stems and tearing them into 1 to 2 inch pieces. Rinse them and allow to dry.

2Prepare your pasta according to packaging. Drain.

3In a large pot, warmed to medium heat, add olive oil, ghee and minced garlic. Saute for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add the washed kale and cook until it is wilted and bright green in color. Remove from heat.

4Add the cooked and drained pasta to the kale. Toss and allow to cool. Once cooled, sprinkle Parmesan, salt and pepper over the top and toss.

garlic parmesan kale gluten free pasta in glass bowl

Garlic Marinated Chicken

1Mix all marinade ingredients in a bowl. Pour into large bag.

2Pound chicken breasts gently with a meat mallet until even in thickness. Add to marinade bag, seal and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes to 8 hours.

3Once your chicken is ready to cook, warm iron skillet to medium. Place chicken breasts in hot skillet and cook 5 to 7 minutes on each side. Using a meat thermometer, check to see if done (165°F). Remove from heat and place on cutting board to cool.

pan cooked chicken breasts cooling on cutting board

4Cool chicken for about five minutes and cut into thin slices.

Roasted Tomatoes

1While chicken is cooling, add cherry tomatoes to skillet and cook on medium. If needed, add a little olive oil to the pan. Cook until tomatoes start to blister and pop.

Meal Prep

1Place garlic Parmesan kale pasta in the bottom of meal prep container. Place sliced chicken and roasted tomatoes on top. Sprinkle with a little grated Parmesan.


 

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