Bow Ties With Chicken and Spinach

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 13 mins

A quick, tasty, and satisfying pasta dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the pasta until done.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the chicken in oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the onion, red pepper, garlic, salt, and pepper with the chicken.
  4. Continue to cook and stir 5-7 minutes until chicken is almost cooked through.
  5. Add the broth and spinach then cook until spinach is wilted and chicken is done.
  6. Combine chicken mixture with hot drained pasta and toss well.
  7. Top with cheese and parsley then serve.
Most Helpful

Good recipe, however I did "jazz" it up a bit, used four chicken breasts, diced, cooked two diced onions with the diced red bell pepper until the onions were browned, tossed the chicken with some flour/salt/pepper/thyme, then cooked in the pan, added the onion/peppers, added the mushrooms, then a large can of diced tomatoes, a bit of white wine and tons of spinach at the very end .

Made a cream sauce using: butter/with two cloves of garlic, then added some flour to make a rue, then added chicken stock, then added non fat half and half, cooked a bit, then added thyme, salt/pepper, cooked until it was thick and then added about a cup or parmesan cheese.

JHeffner December 28, 2010

Made this recipe as is. It was okay but we found it kind of bland. Added extra cheese, garlic, peppers and onions. It was good, but needs additional seasoning to really make it great.

whtbxrmom October 26, 2015

I wish I had of read the reviews before making this. I would probably add what other reviewers had suggested or added sundried tomatoes, more garlic or a prepared pesto to it for a punch of flavor. I'll be making this again but will make additions to it next time. It was overall a good, filling dish that made tons. I had some the next two days for lunch and it was even better after the flavors had blended. Love the way it was quick to make too.

happycampermama September 02, 2012