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Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli
Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

25 Min(s)
10 Min(s) Prep
15 Min(s) Cook
Healthy Living
Savor the spaghetti sauce with Neufchatel cheese, tossed with bow-tie pasta and served with chicken breasts simmered in a robust dressing.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
3 cups (8 oz.) farfalle (bow-tie pasta), uncooked
4 cups broccoli florets
6 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1-1/2 lb.)
2 cloves garlic, minced
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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 (170ºF).
2
Drain pasta mixture in colander; return to pan and set aside. Add pasta 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.
3
Cut chicken crosswise into thick slices; fan out chicken over pasta mixture. Sprinkle evenly with Parmesan cheese.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare as directed, using whole wheat or multigrain pasta.
Tip 2
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.
Nutrition
Calories
410
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
13%
Saturated Fat 4.5g
23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 85mg
28%
Sodium 710mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates 41g
15%
Dietary Fibers 4g
14%
Sugars 9g
18%
Protein 36g
72%
Vitamin A
40%
Vitamin C
25%
Calcium
10%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 6 servings, about 1-1/2 cups each.
* 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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