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mini bowtie mediterranean salad

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Sherri Williams
Crestview, FL

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 ratings)
yield 8 -10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For mini bowtie mediterranean salad

  • 1 box
    mini bowtie pasta
  • 1/3 c
    kalamati greek olives, slice in 1/2
  • 4 md
    roma tomatoes, chopped seeded or 1/2 pint grape tomatoes slicde in 1/2
  • 1 sm
    red onion, chopped
  • 1 sm
    english cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 jar
  • 16 oz
    light italian dressing
  • 3 md
    garlic loves, grated
  • 3 Tbsp
    italian parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    herbes de provence
  • 1 lg
    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!!!