• Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

4.2
(185) 150 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
25
min.
Servings

6 servings, about 1-1/2 cups each

Neufchatel cheese is added to spaghetti sauce, tossed with pasta and broccoli and served with chicken breasts simmered in a robust dressing.

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package, adding broccoli to the cooking water for the last 3 min. of the pasta cooking time. Meanwhile, heat dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook 5 min. Turn chicken over; continue cooking 4 to 5 min. or until chicken is cooked through (170ºF).
  • Drain pasta mixture in colander; return to pan and set aside. Add spaghetti sauce and Neufchatel to chicken in skillet; cook on medium-low heat 2 to 3 min. or until Neufchatel is completely melted, mixture is well blended and chicken is coated with sauce, stirring occasionally. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm. Add sauce mixture to pasta mixture; mix well. Transfer to six serving bowls.
  • Cut chicken crosswise into thick slices; fan out chicken over pasta mixture. Sprinkle evenly with Parmesan cheese.

Substitute

Prepare as directed, using whole wheat or multigrain pasta.

Servings

  • 6 servings, about 1-1/2 cups each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 2 Vegetable
  • 4 Meat (VL)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Your family will love this meal that is so easy to prepare. As a bonus, the broccoli provides a good source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, about 1-1/2 cups each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 410
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 710mg
Carbohydrate 41g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 9g
Protein 36g
   
Vitamin A 40 %DV
Vitamin C 40 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • StephanieHerndon | Sun, Dec 14 2014 7:48 PM

  • robbi16n | Wed, Nov 28 2012 11:48 AM

    This is one of my favorite recipes. I have been making it for a few years now and still enjoy it.

  • angela15211 | Sun, Nov 11 2012 12:13 PM

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