Creamy Asparagus-Chicken Bow-Ties

Creamy Asparagus-Chicken Bow-Ties

Chive-and-onion cream cheese spread is the base for a tasty white sauce that coats pasta, chicken, mushrooms and asparagus.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (8 oz)
8
oz fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces, or 1 box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen asparagus cuts
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
1
container (8 oz) chive-and-onion cream cheese spread
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/3
cup milk
1/2
lb deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken), cut into bite-size strips (2 cups)
Additional grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
  1. Cook pasta as directed on package, adding asparagus and mushrooms for the last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain and return to saucepan.
  2. In small bowl, mix cream cheese, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and the milk until smooth. Stir cheese mixture and chicken into pasta mixture.
  3. Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes, stirring gently, until pasta is evenly coated with sauce and mixture is thoroughly heated. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Trim a bit of the fat by using reduced-fat chive-and-onion cream cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 580
    • (Calories from Fat 220),
  • Total Fat 25g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 1070mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 52g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 37g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.