Bow Tie Pasta Salad
8 ozpkg. bow tie pasta or your favorite
14 ozcan mixed vegetables, drained
16 ozcan garbanzo beans
1/4 csliced black olives
1/4 cchopped red onion
1/2 cgrape tomatoes, cut in 1/2
1/2 croasted red pepper italian salad dressing
3 Tbspgrated or shredded parmesan cheese
1/4 cbacon, cooked crispy crumbled, optional
How to Make Bow Tie Pasta Salad
- Cook pasta al dente, about 8 minutes in boiling water. Drain, rinse in cold water and drain well.
- In a medium bowl add pasta and vegetables and remaining ingredients, except cheese and bacon;toss to coat. Cover and chill for 1 hour or best overnight, to blend flavors. When ready to serve sprinkle cheese and bacon on top.
Any leftover Cooked chicken, tuna, pepperoni, ham, rib meat or other protein may be added ,if desired.
Also fresh cooked vegetables (blanched) be used in place of the canned.