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Fresh Whole Wheat Farfalle & Pesto Chicken

Farfalle is of course, bowtie pasta. One of my favorite pastas, because isn’t everything is fancier with a bowtie?


…inspired by a recipe found  through on, check out both websites for tons of great ideas!

For the pasta:

1 c. All Purpose Flour

1 c. Whole Wheat Flour

2 Large Eggs

1 Tbsp Water

1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil

Set aside an additional 1/4 c. of AP Flour for dusting.

Small pinch bowl with room temperature water for pinching the pasta.

¼ c. Corn Meal to aid in drying

For the Pesto & Chicken:

375º F Oven

3 Large Boneless, Skinless, Trimmed Chicken Breast, cut into 1-2 inch strips

½ c. Pesto Sauce (store bought will do)

1 c. Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Large Glass Baking Dish

For Sautéed Tomato & Balsamic Topping:

½ c Grape Tomatoes, halved

2 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar

1 Tbsp Olive Oil

Salt & Pepper to Taste

Pinch of Garlic Powder

1 thought on “Fresh Whole Wheat Farfalle & Pesto Chicken”

  1. I thought I already left a comment about this??? Oh, well – I can vouch for this recipe. It was wonderful – even with plain old store bought pasta! Thanks to you, missy, Mike and I were drooling over pasta makers at the store last night. I think that I see where my gift card is going!

    You should go to and see SilverSage’s comment on the fried chicken thread. It concerns this recipe. You will like it!

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