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.
- 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)
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.
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.
Remove the chicken from the pan and let rest for 5 minutes before cutting the meat into chunks.
In a medium glass or stainless-steel bowl, combine the remaining oil, vinegar, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add the chicken.
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.
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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