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Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"Chicken breasts cooked in a creamy tomato sauce with bow-tie pasta and broccoli florets make a quick and delicious one-dish dinner."
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25 m servings 392
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. 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 (170 degrees F).
  2. Drain pasta mixture in colander; return to pan and set aside. Add pasta sauce and cream cheese to chicken in skillet; cook on medium-low heat 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese 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.
  3. Cut chicken crosswise into thick slices; fan out chicken over pasta mixture in each bowl. Sprinkle evenly with Parmesan cheese.


  • Substitute: Prepare as directed, using whole wheat pasta for added fibre.
  • Nutrition Bonus: Your family will love this meal that is so easy to prepare. As an added bonus, the broccoli provides a good source of vitamins A and C.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 392 calories; 13.1 37.9 32.8 85 533 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very Good!! My husband aked if it could be a regular dish, i couldn't find the roasted red pepper dressing so i used the sundried tomato and it was delish!!!!

Most helpful critical review

This was just okay. The color of the sauce turned out to be dark orange and it was not appetizing looking and it wasn't the greatest tasting. If I was to make again, and not sure that I would,...

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Very Good!! My husband aked if it could be a regular dish, i couldn't find the roasted red pepper dressing so i used the sundried tomato and it was delish!!!!

Simple recipe that goes a long way. I forget to get the pasta sauce that the recipe calls for so I made a few changes. I kept the pasta and chicken seperate. And, I added a handful of shredded c...

We have picky eaters at our house and this recipe did the trick for a quick dinner!

I used Caesar dressing instead of the roasted red pepper and Parmesan (it's what I had on hand). I also didn't have any pasta sauce so I used a can of tomato sauce and a can of Italian style dic...

So delicious! After I made the sauce, I loved it so much that I added extra cream cheese... the sauce ended up looking almost like a vodka sauce, just perfect!

This was so quick and delicious. I was doubtful about the broccoli, but the end product is so tasty. I recommend it for any busy cook. I did use regular cream cheese that I had left over from...

FANTASTIC!!! I followed the recipe just as it was written, and it turned out perfect! My 3 year old and 7 year old loved it! I can't wait to make it again!

Awesome. Family loved it!

This was easy and delicious!!