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Bowties with Shredded Chicken and Creamy Pesto Sauce
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Bowties with Shredded Chicken and Creamy Pesto Sauce

Bowties with Shredded Chicken and Creamy Pesto Sauce is not only easy to put together at the last minute but it is also absolutely delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs 30 mins
Total Time6 hrs 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bow ties with shredded chicken
Servings: 2 People
Calories: 380kcal


  • 2 Tbsp Flour
  • 2 Tsp Chicken thighs
  • 2 Tsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Lemon pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp Garlic salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Oregano
  • 1 1/2 Cup Bowtie Pasta
  • 2 Tbsp Basil Pesto Prepared
  • 2 Tbsp Creme Fraiche
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 Lemon Juiced
  • 1/2 Cup Tomatoes Chopped


  • Add flour to plate and set aside.
  • Lightly brush 1/2 tsp olive oil over both sides of chicken.  Sprinkle with lemon pepper, garlic salt and oregano and dredge in flour.
  • Add remaining 1 1/2 tsp olive oil to frying pan over medium high heat.  Brown prepared 2 minutes in each side.  This step of browning sears in the juices.
  • Add browned chicken to slow cooker and set on low.  Cook 6-7 hours.
  • Mix pesto, creme fraiche, olive oil and lemon juice in a small bowl.
  • Bring 2 quarts of water to a rolling boil. Add pasta and boil 11 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and add to serving bowls. Top the pasta with tomatoes.
  • When chicken is tender remove to a plate and shred with two forks.  Add chicken to pasta.  Top with Pesto Cream.  


Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 440mg | Potassium: 225mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 19.4mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1.2mg