Mini Bowtie Mediterranean Salad

Sherri Williams


I love salads! My friends and family always request my pasta salad. This is one that I make often. Try this for your next picnic or BBQ. Happy Cooking! sw:)


★★★★★ 3 votes

20 Min
10 Min


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  • 1 box
    mini bowtie pasta
  • 1/3 c
    kalamati greek olives, slice in 1/2
  • 4 medium
    roma tomatoes, chopped seeded or 1/2 pint grape tomatoes slicde in 1/2
  • 1 small
    red onion, chopped
  • 1 small
    english cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 jar(s)
  • 16 oz
    light italian dressing
  • 3 medium
    garlic loves, grated
  • 3 Tbsp
    italian parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    herbes de provence
  • 1 large
    lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4-5 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • ·
    kosher salt to taste
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Mini Bowtie Mediterranean Salad


  1. Cook pasta according to package. Do not over cook. Place pasta in a colander and run cold water to stop cooking. Drain well.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add all the ingredients except the parmesan cheese. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Chill in fridge over night.
  4. 30 minutes b4 serving, add parmesan cheese and mix well. If pastea is a little dry, add more dressing
  5. Serve and enjoy!!!

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About Mini Bowtie Mediterranean Salad

Course/Dish: Salads, Pasta, Pasta Salads, Salads
Collection: Picnic Picks!
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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