Nicole's Chicken Pasta


This is a very good pasta for family get togethers. It can be served hot, cold, or room temperature.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package bow tie pasta

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 3 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into strips

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 8 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 red onion, cut into strips

  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into strips

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips

  • 1 yellow squash, thickly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves

  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic for 2 minutes, then stir in chicken, and cook until no longer pink, and juices run clear. Remove from skillet, and set aside. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil. Saute red onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper and yellow squash until tender.

  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, pepper mixture, basil and balsamic vinegar. Toss until evenly distributed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

315 Calories
5g Fat
49g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 315
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 39mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 63mg 315%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 405mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.