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Bow Tie Pasta Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

This Bow Tie Pasta Salad is quick, easy and perfect for summer. Pasta salads are essential to every summer BBQ, cookout, picnic or party. Don't leave home without this one!

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bow tie pasta salad, pasta salad
Servings: 12
Calories: 239 kcal
Author: Kim Beaulieu
  • 1 lb bow tie pasta (farfalle)
  • 16 oz Zesty Italian Salad Dressing
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  1. Fill a large pot with water. Bring to a boil. Salt the water generously. Add bow tie pasta to pot. Cook bow noodles according to the package directions. Drain but do not rinse. Set aside.

  2. Cut up your veggies. Set aside. 

  3. In a large bowl, mix your cooked pasta, veggies, Italian dressing, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Mix well.

  4. Cover and store in fridge if not serving immediately. 

  5. Serve room temperature or cold. 

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is a rough estimate. Results can vary depending on ingredients and products. 


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Nutrition Facts
Bow Tie Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 494mg21%
Potassium 190mg5%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 2630IU53%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.