Creamy Bow Tie Pasta & Chicken
6 (1 1/3-cup)
20 min
30 min


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

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half

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


 *Substitute 16 ounces chicken stir-fry meat. **Substitute 1 cup chopped roasted red peppers or sun-dried tomatoes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

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

Tip #1

Use your favorite pasta in this recipe.


10Fat (mg)
60Cholesterol (mg)
860Sodium (mg)
35Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
23Protein (g)


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  April 09, 2016

My family and I really enjoyed this--one thing especially nice is getting everyone to eat their vegetables and getting their protein as well.

— says Charlotte
  July 20, 2013

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

— says Joan
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