Green man farfalle

Our dietitians' favourite

Fresh, flavourful and fast!

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 4 servings
green man farfalle

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg (350 g) farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) flour
  • 2 cups (500 mL) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) store-bought sun-dried tomato pesto
  • 3 cups (750 mL) 1 bundle of asparagus chopped and cooked
  • 2 cups (500 mL) chopped warm cooked barbecued chicken
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh rosemary
  • finely grated lemon zest
  • 4 tbsp (60 mL) grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until almost tender. Drain and return to pot.

Whisk flour into milk and pour over pasta. Stir in pesto, herbs and lemon zest. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until sauce thickens, about 3-5 minutes.

Gently add chicken and asparagus. Reheat. Serve sprinkled with the Parmesan.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 673 Calories
Protein: 44 g
Carbohydrate: 86 g
Fat: 17 g
Fibre: 6.9 g
Sodium: 419 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 26 % / 282 mg
Folate: 196 %
Selenium: 179 %
Thiamin: 89 %
Niacin: 81 %