Sweet Onion Pasta Salad
Sweet onions add great flavor to this salad. If you’d like, use green onions instead.
20 min.prep time
8 ounces uncooked dried farfalle (bow tie pasta)
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves*
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup cherry tomato halves
1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
1/2 cup sliced kalamata or ripe olives
4 ounces (1 cup) Canadian bacon, cut into strips
Cook farfalle according to package directions. Rinse with cold water. Drain.
Meanwhile, combine all dressing ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.
Combine cooked farfalle and all salad ingredients in large bowl; mix lightly. Add dressing; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours.
*Substitute 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.
- Maui, Vidalia, Walla Walla and Rio Sweet are four varieties of sweet onions available at various times beginning April through December.
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