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Chicken Bow-Tie Pasta Salad

Served warm or cold, this Chicken Bow-Tie Pasta Salad is easy to double or triple for a crowd. With fresh vegetables and chunks of chicken, it is perfect to make ahead and enjoy all week long.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bow tie pasta salad with chicken, chicken bow-tie pasta salad, chicken farfalle pasta salad, italian bow tie pasta salad, pasta salad with chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 375kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 12 oz large bow tie pasta cooked and drained
  • 1 cup Italian Dressing
  • 1 cup fully cooked chicken cubed
  • 1 large tomato seeded and chopped
  • 1 green pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Toss hot cooked pasta with Italian dressing until well coated.
    Served warm or cold, this Chicken Bow-Tie Pasta Salad is easy to double or triple for a crowd. With fresh vegetables and chunks of chicken, it is perfect to make ahead and enjoy all week long.
  • Add all other ingredients and mix lightly.
    Served warm or cold, this Chicken Bow-Tie Pasta Salad is easy to double or triple for a crowd. With fresh vegetables and chunks of chicken, it is perfect to make ahead and enjoy all week long.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate for later.
    Served warm or cold, this Chicken Bow-Tie Pasta Salad is easy to double or triple for a crowd. With fresh vegetables and chunks of chicken, it is perfect to make ahead and enjoy all week long.

Notes

  • Italian bow tie pasta salad is easy to customize. Like red or yellow peppers better than green peppers? Use red or yellow peppers. Like grape tomatoes? Use them!
  • It can be served warm or put it in the fridge and eat cold later. You may want to add a bit more Italian dressing before serving if you refrigerate it before serving.
  • For the cooked chicken, use leftover rotisserie chicken, canned chicken, or even our Easiest Grilled Chicken Ever recipe. 
  • Grated Parmesan or shredded Parmesan can be used in this Italian Bow Tie Pasta Salad. 
  • This bow tie pasta salad doubles or triples very easily to serve a crowd. 
  • Farfalle is another name for bow tie pasta.

Nutrition

Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 702mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 481IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 2mg