15 Reviews

The recipe can be adjusted to meet the needs of a Solo Cook or the desires of two lovers. While the Farfalle Bow Tie Pasta was cooking ( about 12 minutes ) I placed the chopped garlic glove and fresh basil in a pasta bowl and covered with the olive oil. Just before adding the drained pasta, I added the yogurt and stired to make a sauce. After the pasta was tossed in the sauce, I added the salt, and the two peppers, tossed again and topped with the cheese. I will definitely make this again.

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Bill Hilbrich October 04, 2002

WOW! This was simply out of this world, and I couldn't believe how easy it was! I scaled down to 1 serving and omitted the olive oil because I didn't really think it was necessary. I'm glad I did, because this was "creamy" without being heavy. I used garlic powder because that's all I had, but I bet this tastes even more fantastic with fresh garlic! Thanks for a wonderful dish, Inez... I'm going to make this a LOT!

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Anu October 02, 2002

I stopped at Safeway on the way home and picked up a precooked chicken. I diced it up and added the garlic (I used 6 cloves!) and browned. I then added the yogurt, stirred and added to the pasta. The chicken makes it very filling. I added a pre-packaged salad and bam! dinner in 20 minutes. The kids went crazy over it!

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Sherrie Variz October 22, 2002

Fantastic!! A no fuss dish. I followed the recipe exactly and it backed full of robust flavor. Next time I will try lemon yogurt as one review stated. This will be a keeper. It went well with Inez's Salsa Chicken #31636.

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Audrey M February 05, 2003

I was really skeptical about using the yogurt, but it was really great! My daughter said "this smells like real authentic Italian food" and my husband kept raving about how he loved the "taste of lemon" in it. They were shocked to find out it was yogurt. I browned the garlic in the olive oil before tossing with the pasta, and I think I could have gotten by with 1 Tb. of oil instead of 2. Delicious and fast! Great idea to add the chicken - I'll try that next time.

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mama dean January 14, 2003

I liked this very much, however my Grandson, didn't. The garlic is pretty strong, so it is probably suited for those of us who are real garlic lovers. Thanks MizzNezz, I'll make it again when he's not home.

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Mary in OR December 19, 2003

I made this using half the yogurt and it turned out wonderful!! Thanks MissNezz for the easy recipe! It was quite good!

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RecipeNut December 15, 2003

This is a great recipe and one that we will be enjoying often.Perfect for those long days when you want a great tasting meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

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Indiana Debbie June 04, 2003

It was good. I ended up buying too little yogurt (6 oz.) but put in a little half and half. I also forgot to put in the two peppers. I browned the garlic in the pan first. Definitely use Sherrie's suggestion of 6 garlic cloves if you are a garlic lover. It was a little dry but still yummy. My boyfriend sent me an email the next day telling me it was delicious.

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Chef Christine May 29, 2003

This was freakin delicious. I added a small chopped chicken breast I had to use up. Made in the morning so my BF could have dinner when he came home, so I didn't add the yogurt. He heated up the dish (sans yogurt) and added it to his serving as he ate. He LOVED it. He said it tasted like a homemade alfredo. (We used homemade sheep's milk yogurt). Also, he said he asdded a couple glugs of balsamic b/c he was craving the vinegar. I tried it the next day for lunch since it sounded good, and it was a wonderful addition! Great recipe!!

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JennyLynn99 July 12, 2010
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