Chicken Bowtie Salad Recipe

If you're looking for a delicious new pasta salad recipe, give this one a try.
  • Ready in: 4 hours, 35 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 4 hours, 20 minutes
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  • Servings: About 12 (¾ cup servings)

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  • 8 ounces farfalle (bowtie) pasta
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ cup Honey Mustard
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups green grape halves
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted, optional

cooking methods

  • Grill


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions to al dente. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with Garlic Pepper Seasoning and place in a gallon resealable freezer bag. In large storage container, combine Honey Mustard, oil and vinegar; whisk to combine. Pour half over chicken; seal well and toss to coat.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to storage container; stir to combine. Stir in cooled pasta; cover. Refrigerate chicken and pasta several hours or up to overnight.
  4. Prepare grill to medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard bag with marinade. Place chicken on grill. Grill, turning once, 10-12 minute or until internal temperature reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer.
  5. Remove from grill; salt and pepper as desired. Let stand 10 minutes. Chop chicken and stir into pasta salad. Salt and pepper salad as desired.

Makes about 12 (¾ cup) servings.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great new pasta salad recipe for our family! We loved the flavor of this pasta salad! I like all the ingredients included and this would be perfect to bring to a picnic or just to have for easy lunches during the week. The honey mustard sauce is delicous!
Date published: 2020-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looking for something slightly differnt !! My family and friends love this. They ask me to make it again and again. I sure hope they mustard comes back every summer season - or better yet becomes a regular item.
Date published: 2016-10-02
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