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Grilled Chicken Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe

This grilled chicken bow tie pasta salad recipe is a perfect summer dinner for the family.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best pasta salad recipe, Cold chicken pasta salad, Favorite family dinner, Perfect summer dinner
Servings: 10
Calories: 424kcal


  • large pot
  • colander
  • Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Wooden Spoon


  • 16 ounces farfalle pasta 1 package
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cooked and cubed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 4 ounces Colby Jack Cheese cubed
  • 2.25 ounces sliced olives 1 can, drained
  • 16 ounces Italian Dressing 1 bottle
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese


  • Cook pasta as directed on package, adding broccoli to the cooking water for the last 2 minutes; drain.
  • Toss chicken pieces, tomatoes, pepper, cheese, olives and dressing together in a large bowl.
  • Add pasta and broccoli, toss lightly.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.


  • You can make this recipe up ahead of time, and pull it out when you need it, no heating up required. It is also a great recipe to bring on a picnic with the family!


Calories: 424kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 821mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 481IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 1mg