Tortellini & Bow Tie Pasta Salad

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by CarrolJ

This is the best tasting Italian Style Pasta salad I have ever eaten. I received this recipe from a caterer at our church Cyndy Totten, who gave me permission to post her recipes. Cooking time is cooling time in the refrigerator.

Top Review by Sharon123

This reminds me of the salad I sometimes get at the deli in Ingles. I left out the salami to make it vegetarian. I used Italian seasoning, and I used tri-colored shell macaroni. I did add some celery and extra black olives. Thanks! Made for Pick a Chef(PAC) 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain the precooked Tortellini and Bow Tie Pasta in a large colander.
  2. Rinse both pastas under cold water until completely cooled.
  3. Drain completely and set aside.
  4. In a large salad bowl, toss together the Salad Pastas and Vegetables.
  5. Add the Dressing and Spices and toss everything well.
  6. Refrigerate until time to serve.
  7. This salad develops more flavor the longer it refrigerates so it can be made the night before if desired.
  8. Lightly toss just prior to serving.

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