Roasted Red Pepper and Bow Tie Pasta Salad

Pasta salad with olives, peppers and red pepper flakes for spice.

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Main Ingredient: Pasta

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. bow tie pasta (cooked, drained and chilled)
  • 6 oz. kalamata olives (quartered)
  • 8 oz. roasted red bell peppers (peeled, seeded and diced)
  • 4 oz. red onion (finely diced)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 oz. Regina® White Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1 oz. fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt (to taste)

Directions

Put pasta in a stainless steel bowl, add olives (can substitute with artichoke hearts), red onion, red bell pepper and toss gently. In a separate bowl, combine oil and vinegar. Add black pepper, parsley, pepper flakes and salt, and whisk vigorously. Toss dressing gently with pasta mixture, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Prior to serving, adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.

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