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Barbara Lopshire of Holland, Michigan copied the Creamy Bow Ties and Chicken from a similar dish at a nearby Italian restaurant, but her version has “all the flavor but less fat and it’s cheaper!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 2 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons shredded Asiago cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cream cheese, softened
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced

Directions

  1. Rub pepper and cayenne over chicken. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Set aside and keep warm.
  2. In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings. In the drippings, saute mushrooms, onion and garlic. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add cream and broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Add 1/2 cup Asiago cheese and cream cheese; stir until cheese is melted.
  4. Cut chicken into strips. Drain pasta. Toss chicken, pasta, bacon and mushroom mixture with cream sauce. Top with tomato and remaining Asiago cheese. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Bow Ties and Chicken in Cooking for 2 Summer 2006, p27

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.


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HBcook User ID: 2966570 63537
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2012

"I made this for my husband and I and it was pretty bad. For 4 teaspoons flour, 1/2 cup half/half was not enough (I didn't bother with the chicken broth). I used Evaporated skim milk to lightened it up and used almost a whole can. Also, I missed the part about 4 to 6-inches from the broiler heat and my breasts burnt a little on the surface so I had to scrape off the charred spices. I used 4 ounces of pasta and that's probably more than the 1 cup but the recipe still makes more than 2 servings. It was edible but I threw the leftovers out."

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BeckyJo7 User ID: 6037732 84283
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2011

"Great flavor, lots of work but the results are delicious"

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BrittneyR User ID: 5831536 154936
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

"It was okay, but definitely too much work, for a mediocre dish with a definite lack in flavor. I had dirty dishes and pans everywhere. I don't mind that if it's a tasty dish, but sorry, this just wasn't it."

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cookofthehouse User ID: 1825642 162808
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2009

"Yes! Thank you...very important to many of us.

Mountainmama51"

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MJRoark28 User ID: 848571 69643
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2009

"I generally print 4x6 recipe

cards. Why can't the nutritional
information be listed vertically under TYaste of Home?
Use this for all formats!!"

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MICHIGANGIRL User ID: 3113617 89313
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2009

"REALLY, WHERE IS OUR NUTRITIONAL PANEL? I MUST USE THIS PANEL TO DECIDE IF A RECIPE FITS INTO MY HECTIC FOOD CHOICE LIST! PLEASE ALWAYS INCLUDE THE PANEL FOR ALL RECIPES ON THIS SITE!"

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jhandy User ID: 2605061 137290
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2009

"Is this a version of bowtie festival?"

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Jsnickers521 User ID: 3896371 109633
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2009

"What is the nutrition value, calories, etc."

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Dlaw User ID: 1508830 158111
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2007

"Slice chicken thin. And can use a tad more chicken."

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