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Farfalle, or bow tie pasta, is a fun “kiddy” pasta. It’s unique shape, however, helps to lock the tomato sauce into little crevices that give a burst of flavor! Chickpeas add a heartiness that everyone is sure to enjoy.

Chickpeas and Bowties in Tomato Sauce Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 1 Pound Tri-Color Farfalle Pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 28oz Can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 Can 15oz Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 Cup Raisins
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons Parsley, chopped


  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a boil. Add farfalle pasta and cook for 12 minutes. Drain and reserve 1 cup of pasta water.
  2. In a large skillet heat the oil over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes or until browned, then stir in tomatoes and chickpeas. Season with salt and red pepper flakes. Simmer for 10 minutes and then add raisins and cinnamon.
  3. Toss pasta in with sauce and add the pasta water. Garnish with parsley.