Creamy Bow Tie Pasta with Kale

Kathy Williams


This makes a great side dish or it could be the main course.


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15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 slice
    bacon, cut into 1/4 in pieces
  • 3 clove
    garlic, smashed
  • 2 c
    fresh kale, chopped
  • 3 large
  • 1/2 c
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 2 c
    bow-tie pasta, uncooked

How to Make Creamy Bow Tie Pasta with Kale


  1. In a large skillet at med heat cook bacon pieces until slightly brown, add the smashed garlic. Cook until bacon is crisp. Drain on paper towel and reserve 2 tablespoons of drippings.
  2. Heat the reserved drippings and add kale. Cook until wilted. Add 1/2 cup water and cook until tender.
    Prepare bow tie pasta according to package. Drain and reserve 1 cup pasta water.
  3. In a large bowl whisk eggs and cheeses until combine.
    Stir in a little of the hot pasta water and then the pasta and kale. Add the bacon pieces and mix until everything is combine.

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About Creamy Bow Tie Pasta with Kale

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #kale, #pasta

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