Please don’t buy pre-shredded cheese! It makes such a difference to grate the cheese fresh and only takes a few minutes.
You can omit the kale. You can also add in your favorite protein to bulk up the meal a bit. Chicken, bacon or Italian sausage would all be equally great!
To get perfect al dente pasta: Check the time suggested on the pasta package and subtract 2-3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cool water.