Bow Ties with Chicken and Walnuts Recipe

Bow Ties with Chicken and Walnuts Recipe

How To Make Bow Ties with Chicken and Walnuts

This bow ties pasta and walnuts recipe makes the perfect combination of chicken and nuts for a flavorful dish that’s cooked in just 30 minutes.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • cupwalnuts
  • 8tbspolive oil
  • 4chicken breasts,boneless and skinless
  • salt,as needed
  • fresh ground black pepper,as needed
  • 2tbspred wine vinegar
  • ½lbbow ties,multicolored or plain
  • 1bunchwatercress,(about 5 oz)


  1. In a large nonstick frying pan, toast the walnuts over moderate heat, stirring, for about 5 minutes until lightly browned. Remove the nuts from the pan and chop.

  2. In the same pan, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over moderate heat. Season the chicken breasts with ⅛ teaspoon of each salt and pepper. Cook the breasts for 4 to 5 minutes per side until browned and just done.

  3. Remove the chicken from the pan and let rest for 5 minutes before cutting the meat into chunks.

  4. In a medium glass or stainless-steel bowl, combine the remaining oil, vinegar, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add the chicken.

  5. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the bow ties for about 15 minutes until just done. Drain the pasta and toss it with the walnuts, the chicken-and-vinaigrette mixture, and the watercress.

  6. Serve warm and enjoy.


  • Calories: 756.85kcal
  • Fat: 44.22g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 26.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.75g
  • Carbohydrates: 43.28g
  • Fiber: 2.18g
  • Sugar: 1.58g
  • Protein: 44.39g
  • Cholesterol: 111.36mg
  • Sodium: 677.54mg
  • Calcium: 66.29mg
  • Potassium: 608.08mg
  • Iron: 2.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 82.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.79mg
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