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Bow Tie Pasta Salad in a white bowl on a black table.

Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipes

Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe - Crunchy with lots of delicious Italian seasonings no mayo, it's perfect for a cookout, barbecue or potluck!
Course Salads
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 12 -14 servings
Calories 336kcal
Author Deb Clark


  • 1 32 oz. box Bow Tie Pasta
  • 1 bunch green onions chopped
  • 1 bell pepper green or red - use your favorite
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • ½ cucumber cut in half and then quartered and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup roasted red pepper
  • 3 oz. jar marinated artichoke hearts
  • 2 tablespoons Johnny's Salad Elegance seasoning salt or McCormick's Salad Supreme Seasoning*
  • 1 to 1 ½ cups Italian Salad Dressing
  • Prior to serving check the seasonings - you may need to add a bit of salt depending upon which seasoning spice you use. If needed add about ½ teaspoon of salt and mix to combine.


  • Cook the bow tie pasta to al dente in boiling salted water. Remove drain well and allow to cool.
  • Thinly slice the onions - both the white and green parts, bell pepper, slice the cherry tomatoes and cucumber.
  • Drain the roasted red pepper and chop.
  • Drain the artichoke hearts and dice.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a large bowl. Sprinkle with the salad seasoning and add the salad dressing. Mix to combine well again. Cover tightly and refrigerate at least 6 hours before serving. 
  • Prior to serving, stir well and check seasoning. You may need to add a touch of salt and/or additional salad dressing.
  • Can be served cold or at room temperature.



*additional add-ins include chopped fresh spinach, edamame, olives or radishes - if you like it and it's crunchy don't be afraid to toss it into this pasta salad!


Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 51.5g | Sodium: 32.9mg