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Bow-Ties with Chicken and Asparagus

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Bow-Ties with Chicken and Asparagus
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6
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Looking for a delicious skillet dinner? Then check out this asparagus, chicken and bow-tie pasta ready in 25 minutes.
Updated Aug 6, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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)
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    This light pasta entrée pairs nicely with a glass of crisp white wine such as Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc.

Nutrition

320 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 37g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
2g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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