This recipe can also be made with spinach, chard, or broccoli instead of kale.

Baked Macaroni with Kale


  • 1 1/2 cups raw elbow macaroni shells, or rotini
  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup diced ham optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 375°.
  • Cook the macaroni according to package directions.
  • Remove the stems from the kale, chop the leaves, and steam until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Beat the eggs and milk together, then add salt and pepper.
  • In a greased 9” square baking dish, combine the macaroni, kale, cheese, and ham (if using).
  • Pour the egg and milk mixture over it.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
Keyword Kale
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