Asparagus Bow-Tie Pasta

28 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Fresh spring asparagus is in the spotlight in this quick pasta entrée. Tossed with farfalle pasta, tender-crisp peppers, sun-dried tomatoes and a quick and creamy pasta sauce, farm-fresh asparagus has never tasted so good.

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  • Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding asparagus to boiling water for the last 2 min. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, cook peppers and tomatoes in large skillet on medium-high heat 2 to 3 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
  • Add pasta mixture, broth, cream cheese and oregano to skillet; mix well. Cook and stir 5 min. or until sauce is slightly thickened. Top with shredded cheese; cook 2 to 3 min. or until cheese begins to melt.

Special Extra

Add 1-1/2 cups cooked cleaned shrimp or chopped cooked chicken to skillet with the cooked pasta.


Substitute 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves for the fresh oregano.


Prepare using yellow pepper strips.


  • 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 270
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 360mg
Carbohydrate 32g
Dietary fibre 5g
Sugars 6g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 50 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • didjasi |

    I will be making this again, it was delicious and super easy, though I didn't follow the recipe to a T. So many ways you could change this up according to your tastes. I grilled chicken and served a sliced breast on top for the meat eaters.

  • sweetmommy2007 |

    Delicious. Even my picky kids loved it.

  • ltarabain |

    very easy, and very tasty. I added sauteed chicken & mushrooms & onions & minced garlic. Even the kids ate it! will make again!