14 Go-To Farfalle (Bow Tie Pasta) Recipes You’ll Make On Repeat

14 Go-To Farfalle (Bow Tie Pasta) Recipes You’ll Make On Repeat

Who doesn’t love farfalle pasta?

Its fun, playful bowtie shape is more than just cute. The ridges and folds of farfalle noodles are great for capturing pasta sauces and small ingredients. From decadent cream sauces to quick and easy weeknight dinners to colorful pasta salads, farfalle is an adaptable shape that shines in so many creations.

Ready to add some fun to your favorite pasta dishes? Here are some of our favorite Farfalle recipes.

Farfalle pasta with grilled chicken, strawberries, spinach and more

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If you’re looking for a tasty farfalle recipe to get you out of your weeknight dinner rut, this fragrant, garlicky bow tie pasta recipe is it. You’re going to love how easy it is to create a creamy garlicky pesto sauce that pairs up perfectly with the playful bowtie noodles. The bites of prosciutto add a salty, savory goodness you won’t soon forget.

This bowtie pasta recipe goes out to all the artichoke lovers out there. We create a creamy pesto of briny artichokes, olive oil, punchy garlic, ricotta and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese for the ultimate artichoke cream sauce.

Everyone needs a fulfilling, no-fuss pasta and chicken recipe for their weeknight dinner rotation. The smoky spice of paprika and buttery cream sauce is an unforgettable combination. All that’s left is the perfect frilly bowtie pasta for sopping it up.

This superstar pasta salad is just what your backyard barbecue is missing. Briny olives, zesty banana peppers, sweet red peppers, feta cheese and chickpeas come together with funky, frilly farfalle pasta in a garlicky balsamic vinaigrette. Serve it up with grilled chicken, Italian sausages or anything else hot off the grill.

Bowtie pasta is a fun and festive pasta shape perfect for this loaded antipasto pasta salad. Visit your local olive bar for your favorite antipasti. We love this farfalle pasta salad with buttery Castelvetrano olives, bold Calamata, earthy artichokes and tangy-sweet Pepperazzi™ peppers. Don’t forget the nutty, creamy chunks of provolone cheese.

Farfalle is always in season. Frilly al dente bowtie pasta is the perfect feature for a colorful summer pasta salad like this one. Picture this: sweet strawberries, grilled chicken, spinach and goat cheese all tossed with a fragrant basil pesto vinaigrette.

Finally! A healthy whole-wheat pasta salad that tastes as good as it looks! We bring together crisp vegetables, juicy grape tomatoes, artichoke hearts, creamy mozzarella pearls and cubes of juicy chicken breasts and toss them in a flavorful homemade Italian dressing.

When winter kicks in and you’re searching for a satisfying from-scratch soup recipe, reach for the farfalle pasta and this cold weather pick-me-up. Whole-wheat bowtie pasta stars in this zesty Italian sausage and veggie soup.

Whether you’re looking for an easy weeknight dinner or a comfort food to cozy up with, this bowtie pasta recipe checks all the boxes. The sweet, smoky goodness of sun-dried tomatoes comes together with fragrant basil pesto and creamy mascarpone cheese in this dreamy farfalle recipe.

Part pasta salad, part Caesar salad, this farfalle recipe is super easy to whip up and with a short ingredient list: roasted cherry tomatoes, frilly kale and grated Parmesan cheese along with your favorite bottle of Caesar dressing. When it comes to pasta salads like this one, be sure to cook your bowtie pasta to that tender, but firm al dente bite. No one likes a mushy pasta salad!

This loaded farfalle recipe has it all: colorful sautéed peppers, tender eggplant, juicy cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, briny olives and fresh herbs in a light vinaigrette of red wine vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. Serve it up as a picnic pasta salad or a light lunch.

Think of Romesco sauce as Spain’s version of pesto sauce. This uncooked “raw” sauce gets its big flavors and contrasting textures from sweet roasted red peppers, tomato passata, cayenne pepper, crispy pine nuts and a splash of golden balsamic vinegar. Bowtie pasta is the perfect pasta shape for capturing all of the smoky-sweet, tangy, tomato goodness in each bite.

This farfalle recipe is no ordinary macaroni salad. Fun-loving bowtie pasta gets a feature alongside salmon and sweet peas in an irresistible tangy cream sauce. The combination of sweet mascarpone and Parmesan cheeses take this seafood pasta recipe to the next level. Don’t forget that fresh dill!

This quick and easy pasta salad tastes as good as it looks. Bursting with big, bold Mediterranean flavors and fresh colorful veggies, this tasty bowtie pasta salad is one for your recipe box. Whether you’re looking for a light and summery weeknight meal or a cold pasta dish to impress fellow picnic-goers, this farfalle recipe is sure to make a splash.