A simple and delicious combination of fresh, bright flavors that will make every other pasta salad obsolete.


  • 1 pound bowtie pasta, cooked, rinsed in cold water, and drained
  • 1 7-ounce jar sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • ¾ cup sliced black or green olives
  • 1 cup spinach
  • ¼ cup basil leaves, chopped
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Dressing

  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dry basil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • black pepper to taste

  1. In a large bowl combine pasta, sun-dried tomatoes, bell pepper, olives, spinach, basil, and parmesan cheese. Toss until combined.
  2. In a small bowl whisk olive oil, vinegar, water, salt, sugar, oregano, basil, garlic, and pepper. Drizzle over the pasta salad and serve.
  3. Enjoy!
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