White bean and kale pasta in a frying pan on a grey towel, vertical.
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White Bean Pasta

White bean kale pasta is a quick meal that takes minutes to prepare. Healthy and filling, this is the perfect quick lunch or dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword creamy kale pasta, kale pasta, white bean pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 330kcal
Author Alli


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 cup kale chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 15 ounces white beans 1 regular sized can, see note
  • 1/2 pound pasta cooked, see note
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese


  • Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan.
  • Add kale and cook until wilted, about 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add white beans, half and half and pasta. Toss to combine. Simmer 2-3 minutes until heated through and thickened slightly.
  • Add parmesan, stir to combine.


Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1219IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 161mg | Iron: 3mg