I love pasta salads for the sheer fact that you can do them up ahead of time, they store well for leftovers and compliment a variety of entrees.
This salad highlights cheese in pure creamy goodness.
12 oz pkg of Bow Ties
1/2 cup frozen organic baby peas
1 small onion finely chopped
2 oz diced green chilies
1 cup cubed aged white cheddar cheese
1/4 cup fresh grated parmesean
3/4 cup creamy Italian dressing
Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Garnish romaine lettuce
Cook bow tie pasta in large pan of boiling water with 1/4 tsp salt,
till Al dente, follow package directions. I cooked mine for 10 min. Drain and rinse with cold water until completely cooled.
Prepare/mix in a large bowl
chopped onion, peas, chilies, cheeses and dressing
combine all ingredients, fold together.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with torn romaine lettuce.
Refrigerate till serving
This evening we are partnering this salad with Salmon patties. Bon Appetite
Fresh "hard" cheese grater, a must for all your pasta dishes.
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Never overflow boiling pasta again. With this 12 inch copper colander.