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Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe

This easy bow tie pasta salad recipe is quick and pleases everyone! It’s perfect for potlucks, picnics or as a side dish to any weeknight meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword pasta, pasta salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Author Kasey Schwartz

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp sweet relish
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Salad

  • 1 lb bow tie pasta
  • 8 oz cheddar cheese diced
  • 1 cup fully-cooked ham diced
  • 1/2 small purple onion finely diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas thawed

Instructions

Directions

  • Boil the pasta according to the package directions, until al dente. Drain.
  • Boil the pasta according to the package directions, until al dente. Drain.
  • In a large mixing bowl, toss together all of the ingredients with the dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.