These bow tie pasta recipes are perfect for a casual dinner.
Whether you have a full dinner bar or a large serving bowl, they’re easy to make and delicious.
Bowties are a pasta shape that’s a little circle with both ends rising higher than the center.
They look great on any plate and add a fun touch of flair.
You can make bowtie pasta in a variety of shapes and sizes.
From classic spaghetti to zingy zucchini, these recipes have you covered.
Whether you’re in the mood for something light and refreshing or hearty and filling, this list of 20 bow tie pasta recipes has something to love.
Let’s get cooking!
This pasta salad is crunchy, zesty, and packed with delicious Greek flavors. It’s perfect for a casual summer lunch or dinner.
The pita bread keeps the dish light and crisp while adding even more texture to the mix.
You could use any kind of pasta you prefer, but I love the combination of penne and fusilli.
And if you want to make this extra fresh, use kalamata olives instead of black ones. They add an amazing bursts of flavor.
I don’t know about you, but I love a good potato chip.
And these are not just any old potato chips.
These are homemade made using potatoes instead of usually-used corn.
The crispy crunch factor is out of this world and the caramelized onion flavor is to die for.
Once you try these, you’ll never buy from the store again!
If you’re looking for a light, healthy lunch option that’s also tasty, look no further than this lemon herb pasta salad with marinated chickpeas.
Not only is this dish packed with bright flavors, it’s also easy to make.
All you need are six ingredients and an hour or so to whip up this fresh summer lunch.
Need a side dish that’ll make your tastebuds dance?
You can’t go wrong with bacon and Brussels sprouts.
The rich, meaty flavor paired with this combination is simply divine.
And the pasta helps to make it even better!
In just over 30 minutes, you’ll have this hearty meal ready to serve.
There’s a reason this garlic parmesan chicken pasta recipe is the go-to dinner option for so many people.
It’s brimming with flavor, and it’s amazingly easy to make!
You can whip up this dish in less than 30 minutes, and it’s ready whenever you are.
The tender chicken breast has a tantalizing aroma that makes your tastebuds go nuts.
And the creamy sauce complements it perfectly.
This bowtie pasta with sausage is a perfect way to serve up a tasty meal.
It features whole wheat and brown rice noodles that are simmered in a hearty tomato and white wine sauce.
Serve this dish as an easy family dinner or enjoy it for a special occasion.
If you’re looking for a simple dish that’s filling and delicious, this recipe is it.
Creamy spinach fettuccine is made with fresh spinach, garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, and parmesan shavings.
It has all the sophisticated flavors of cream sauce with a lightness from the pasta.
This recipe makes the perfect weeknight dinner when you need something satisfying but easy to make on a busy night.
This creamy bow tie pasta is just as rich and decadent as it looks.
It’s a dish everyone will love, but especially if you’re in a hurry.
I used to make this recipe when I was on a diet. It was one of my favorite ways to get some carbs in my belly .
For this recipe, you only need five ingredients: bowtie pasta, ricotta cheese, cream sauce mix, Parmesan cheese, and parmesan shavings.
Together with the parmesan shavings, these components create the perfect balance of salty and cheesy goodness. Yum!
This pasta lasagna is so good, you’ll want to eat it for breakfast!
It’s a combination of bowtie pasta, ground beef, and marinara sauce.
It has all the lip-smacking flavors of traditional lasagna without the whole thing.
Enjoy your favorite pastasauce in this lasagna recipe. It’s warm, filling, and totally delicious!
This Italian sausage pasta is a creamy and spicy sauce that’s hard to resist.
Serve it with some fresh veggies, and you’ll have a meal fit for royalty.
The key to making this dish taste amazing is the cheese. I have absolutely no idea why but I think it has something to do with the sky-high salt content.
Don’t be afraid of adding more cheese, though. It makes all the difference in this recipe!
Pasta salad is easy to make and always a hit. It’s full of protein and fiber, so you can have it for lunch or dinner.
This pasta salad is dairy-free, and every bite is a fresh burst of flavor.
It has sun-dried tomatoes, bell pepper, red onion, and mushrooms tossed in an Italian dressing.
The combination of flavors will keep your taste buds happy!
This is the perfect pasta dish for when you want something a little less heavy.
It’s packed with all of the best flavors in one bite.
The earthy mushrooms and tender spinach pair beautifully with the rich, nutty pasta and tangy caramelized onions.
Top it off with some basil pesto for that freshest flavor that truly brings this meal to life.
This has become my favorite way to cook spinach.
The addition of onions, mushrooms, and caramelized red onions gives the spinach a delicious flavor.
You can also add other ingredients such as garlic, herbs, or Parmesan cheese if you have them on hand.
It’s simple enough that even kids will love it!
For an extra hit of flavor, top your pasta with a generous amount of parmesan cheese.
Creamy bowtie pasta is the kind of dish you’ll want to make over and over again.
The buttery sauce is packed with goodness, and you can add any veggies you like.
Sundried tomatoes are a great addition because they taste fresh and don’t overpower the sweet pasta.
If you have access to feta cheese, it would be super tasty !
I’ve always been a big fan of Caprese salad. It’s fresh, delicious, and packed with nutrients to keep you feeling full.
But I was pretty disappointed when I tried to make it at home.
The basil leaves were so overpowering that the mozzarella seemed like an afterthought.
So, when I came across this recipe for one-pot pasta dinner, it was just what the doctor ordered!
The combination of tender noodles and juicy tomatoes is out of this world.
It even comes with a light garlic sauce so you don’t have to worry about a heavy serving.
This hearty pasta recipe is the perfect way to spend an evening with the family.
It’s a sweet, savory, and cheesy recipe that’s sure to please everyone in your family.
The mushrooms add a little extra oomph to this dish without being overpowering.
Plus, there are tons of other vegetables and spices in this dish to make it filling.
Need a quick and easy weeknight dinner?
This recipe is ideal for busy families. It’s simple to make and only requires a few pantry staples.
The chicken, spinach, tomatoes, and pasta make this dish super filling.
But it also features a creamy sauce made with cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, basil , and pepper.
It’s the perfect recipe to serve when you want something light but satisfy your tastebuds!
If you’re like me and enjoy a good bowl of pasta salad, you will love this recipe.
It features tender garlic noodles swimming in a creamy dressing that’s bursting with dill.
The other ingredients are just as flavorful, including the pickled onions and corn chips for crunch.
I think it would also be great with ham steak or chicken. Either way, it packs so much flavor into every bite.
This dish is the ultimate comfort food.
It’s a creamy, earthy blend of butternut squash, spinach, and cheese. It’s so good on its own that it’s even more delicious with the added bonus of sausages.
So if you want to add some extra nutrition to your meal without exceeding your weekly carb intake, let this recipe be your go-to!
This is the kind of pasta salad you make for your next summer barbeque.
It has all the scrumptious elements of pasta salad and more.
There are fresh tomatoes and cucumbers, fresh basil, and a tangy feta cheese that’s as delicious as it is good for you.
It’s light, fresh, crunchy with a bit of sweetness from the honey mustard dressing.
It’s almost too good to eat!
There’s nothing worse than a bland chicken dinner, so try this broccoli parmesan recipe instead.
The pasta is coated in a rich and buttery sauce, while fresh broccoli pairs perfectly with the meaty chicken.
The bow tie pasta is also a definite winner in my book.
Looking for a new way to jazz up your pasta?
Then whip up this Asian bow tie pasta.
It’s the perfect way to use leftover veggies and give them a nice garnish.
This recipe is simply made with butter, flour, and elbow macaroni tossed in a sweet, savory sauce of soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and rice wine vinegar.
The result is an amazing bowl of goodness that’ll have you coming back for more!
If you’re craving a new, bold pasta dish but don’t have the time to make something from scratch, this is the perfect solution.
This recipe combines fresh tomatoes and chicken with juicy pieces of mozzarella and crisp basil leaves.
Topped with arugula, it’s pretty much everything you could ask for in a romantic dinner.
Oh, and there’s no need to worry about keeping it under control. This dish is ready in 30 minutes!
Pasta is one of my favorite meals. It’s also an excellent source of protein and fiber, and it can be customized to suit your tastes.
This recipe uses brown rice pasta for a hearty dish that will fill you up without weighing you down.
You can do this with any type of noodles, but I like to add smoked salmon for flavor and texture.
It’s worth trying out different types of fish if you don’t have any preference.
This chicken alfredo has everything you want in an Italian dish.
The creamy sauce is a fantastic comfort food. It’s wonderfully thick and rich and pairs well with fresh veggies like broccoli or spinach.
But the real stars of this dish are the gold leafed chicken breasts.
They’re heavenly with their crispy skin, tender meat, and flaky skin.
It gives them a nice contrast of textures while also adding more flavor to the mix.
Asian Creamy Bowtie Pasta
- 1 bowl
- Pasta should be boiled and cooked as directed. When finished, drain and set away. Julienne bell peppers, slice green onions, chop cilantro, and cut up rotisserie chicken into bite-sized pieces while pasta is cooking.
- The stove with the pasta pot still in it. Rice wine vinegar, honey, sesame oil, soy sauce, and olive oil should all be added. Until the honey has dissolved, heat on low. Add the spaghetti after turning off the heat. Toss to thoroughly coat.
- Bell peppers, chicken, cilantro, green onions, pepper, and sesame seeds should all be added.