Mini Bowtie Mediterranean Salad

2
Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

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:)

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 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)
    capers
  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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!!!

Printable Recipe Card

About Mini Bowtie Mediterranean Salad

Collection: Picnic Picks!
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy



Show 21 Comments & Reviews

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes


Looking for lunch ideas? Bored of the same old, same old? We’re here for you. These 17 quick and easy lunch recipes are filling enough to get you through to dinner (and not one is a green salad). If you want something hot or cold, healthy or indulgent, there’s a recipe for you.

17 No-Bake Dessert Recipes To Make Summer Sweeter

17 No-Bake Dessert Recipes To Make Summer Sweeter


No-bake desserts are always worth having handy. They’re made with few ingredients and come together in a snap. When it’s hot outside and turning on the oven is not an option, they’re essential. Not a great baker? No problem! These 17 no-bake dessert recipes will make you look like a dessert pro and are guaranteed […]

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes


Tomatoes are at their juiciest right now, so it’s the perfect time to use them in your weekly menu. Did you know there are more than 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and a total of 15,000 known varieties? If you want to know some of the types, we have a rundown here. From breakfast casseroles […]