Farfalle with Mushrooms and Spinach


This simple bow tie pasta side is the perfect accompaniment for grilled or baked chicken. At just 10 minutes each of prep and cook time, this farfalle pasta comes together in a flash.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 side-dish servings


  • 6 ounce dried farfalle (bow-tie pasta)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 cup sliced portobello or other fresh mushrooms

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cup thinly sliced fresh spinach

  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme

  • teaspoon pepper

  • 2 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook farfalle according to package directions. Drain well.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, mushrooms, and garlic; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until mushrooms are nearly tender. Stir in spinach, thyme, and pepper; cook 1 minute or until heated through and spinach is slightly wilted. Stir in cooked pasta; toss gently to mix. Sprinkle with cheese. Makes 4 side-dish servings.

    Farfalle with Mushrooms and Spinach
    Kritsada Panichgul

Farfalle Pasta Swap

If you are (or the store is) out of farfalle pasta, substitute a similarly-sized pasta such as rotini or medium shells for an equally tasty take on this bow tie and spinach pasta dish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
5g Fat
35g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 86mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 6.5mg 33%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 3.6mg 20%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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