How to Make Bow Tie Pasta Salad

Bow tie pasta is tossed with peas, corn, red bell strips and Italian salad dressing to make this cool summer salad. For extra protein you can toss in some cooked cubed ham or cooked chicken pieces. This recipe serves 5.

Ingredients

  • 15 1/4 ounces low sodium peas, drained
  • 8 ounces bow tie pasta
  • 15 1/4 ounces unsalted corn, drained
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing, reduced fat type

Steps

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    Cook pasta using package directions.
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    Drain pasta.
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    Add the cooked pasta, peas, corn and red bell pepper to a salad bowl.
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    Toss mixture.
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    Add salad dressing and toss mixture to coat.

Things You'll Need

  • Salad bowl
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Can opener
  • Deep pot to cook pasta
  • Colander to drain the pasta
  • Measuring cups

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Article Info

Categories: Pasta and Noodles