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Bow-tie Antipasto Pasta Salad with Mozzarella

An easy bow-tie Antipasto Pasta Salad with salami, mozzarella and veggies.  This delicious antipasto pasta salad with Farfalle pasta is topped with a homemade Italian dressing.

Bow-tie Antipasto Pasta Salad

 

Antipasto is always fun to make and it’s a pleasure to serve to your family and friends.  And usually it’s easy but not as easy as this Bow-tie Antipasto Pasta Salad.  This pasta salad  has all the wonderful flavors of an antipasto plate plus pasta.  And it’s seasoned with an olive oil loaded with Italian herbs.  So Delish. 

 

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antipasto pasta salad

 

This cool and highly flavorful Bow-tie Antipasto Pasta Salad will be one of your go-to salads this summer. We are sure of it.  And it is very versatile, you could adjust the ingredients and add what you wish.  And even though we choose our favorite bow-tie pasta, it would be amazing with whatever pasta you have in your pantry. 

 

Bow-tie Antipasto Pasta Salad Recipe:

 

Salad Ingredients:

  • 16 ounce box of bow-tie pasta,(farfalle or butterfly pasta)
  • 4 ounces Genoa salami, chopped
  • 4 ounces pepperoni, chopped
  • 8 ounces of mozzarella pearls (or chopped fresh mozzarella)
  • 6 ounces of black olives, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 10 ounce package of grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 ounce package of dry Italian salad dressing mix

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons of dried oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese
  • salt
  • black pepper

Equipment Needed:

 

Instructions for antipasto pasta salad:

 

bow tie pasta

 

Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente, drain and cool under cold water.   Drain and set aside.

 

salami, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, yellow and orange bell peppers and black olives

 

In a large bowl, combine the salami, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, black olives, bell peppers and tomatoes. 

 

bow tie pasta and antipasto ingredients

 

Add the drained pasta, parmesan cheese and sprinkle in the dry Italian dressing mix, toss gently to combine.   Cover and place in refrigerator for at least one hour. 

Italian Dressing

 

Add the first 5 dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until completely combined.   Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

 

pouring salad dressing on pasta

 

Just prior to serving, remove pasta salad from fridge and pour in the dressing and combine gently until all ingredients are well coated with the dressing. 

 

antipasto butterfly pasta salad

 

Serve and enjoy. 

 

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Bow-Tie Antipasto Pasta Salad

An easy bow-tie Antipasto Pasta Salad with salami, mozzarella and veggies. This delicious antipasto pasta salad with Farfalle pasta is topped with a homemade Italian dressing.
Prep Time15 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Antipasto Pasta Salad, bow-tie Antipasto Pasta Salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 442kcal
Author: Evelyn

Ingredients

Salad Ingredients:

  • 1 16 ounce box bow-tie pasta (farfalle or butterfly pasta)
  • 4 ounces Genoa salami chopped
  • 4 ounces pepperoni chopped
  • 8 ounces mozzarella pearls or chopped fresh mozzarella
  • 6 ounces black olives sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 1 orange bell pepper chopped
  • 1 10 ounce package package of grape tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1 1 ounce package dry Italian salad dressing mix

Dressing Ingredients:

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente, drain and cool under cold water. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the salami, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, black olives, bell peppers and tomatoes.
  • Add the drained pasta, parmesan cheese and gently stir in the Italian dressing mix. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least one hour.
  • Add the first 5 dressing ingredients in a small bowl or large measuring cup and whisk until completely combined. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Just prior to serving, remove pasta salad from fridge and pour in the dressing and combine gently until all ingredients are well coated with the dressing.
  • Serve and Enjoy

Nutrition

Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 22g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 986mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 633IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 1mg

Recipe Rating




Michelle DeHetre

Monday 2nd of August 2021

Miss you so much but am loving the blog page! Hope you are well! Hugs from NC.

Evelyn

Monday 2nd of August 2021

Awe, It's so nice to hear from you! Oh yes, I do miss you so very much!! HUGS my sweet friend.

Trish

Friday 30th of July 2021

Love cold pasta salads. And it’s one of those dishes that that even better the next day or the next!

Evelyn

Friday 30th of July 2021

I totally agree!!! Let those flavors marry. So good to hear from you.❤️