Bow Tie Pasta Recipes

Creamy Bow Tie Pasta & Chicken

The fresh flavors of spring come alive in this hearty family meal.

20 min. prep time
6 servings
111 Rating


8 ounces (3 cups) uncooked dried farfalle (bow tie) pasta
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
12 to 16 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces*
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved**
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Set aside; keep warm.

Melt butter in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling; add chicken and garlic. Continue cooking 4-5 minutes or until chicken is browned and no longer pink. Stir in salt and pepper.

Combine chicken broth, half & half and cornstarch in jar or container with tight-fitting lid. Shake until well mixed; stir into chicken mixture. Continue cooking over medium heat, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes or until thickened.

Stir in pasta, peas, tomatoes and basil. Continue cooking 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

*Substitute 16 ounces chicken stir-fry meat.

**Substitute 1 cup chopped roasted red peppers or sun-dried tomatoes.

Recipe Tip

Use your favorite pasta in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 330

Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 860mg

Carbohydrates: 35g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 23g

Recipe #15170©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Sorry, but this dish lacked flavor. Needed more seasoning or something. Will not make it again.

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