Bow-Ties with Chicken and Asparagus

Bow-Ties with Chicken and Asparagus

Looking for a delicious skillet dinner? Then check out this asparagus, chicken and bow-tie pasta ready in 25 minutes.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

4
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (8 oz)
1
lb fresh asparagus spears
1
tablespoon canola oil
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon cornstarch
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
Salt, if desired
1/4
cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, break off tough ends of asparagus as far down as stalks snap easily. Wash asparagus; cut into 1-inch pieces.
  3. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in asparagus, mushrooms and garlic. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are tender.
  4. In small bowl, gradually stir broth into cornstarch. Stir in onions and basil. Stir cornstarch mixture into chicken mixture. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Season with salt. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve-With
This light pasta entrée pairs nicely with a glass of crisp white wine such as Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.