Sweet Onion Pasta Salad
sweet onion pasta salad

Sweet Onion Pasta Salad

Sweet onions add great flavor to this salad. If you’d like, use green onions instead.

The Story Behind the Recipe
8
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Pasta

8 ounces uncooked dried farfalle (bow tie pasta)

Dressing

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

Salad

1 cup halved cherry tomato

1/2 cup chopped sweet onion

1/2 cup sliced kalamata or ripe olives

4 ounces (1 cup) Canadian bacon, cut into strips

1/4 pound slice Land O Lakes® Deli American cut into 1/2-inch cubes

 

 *Substitute 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook farfalle according to package directions. Rinse with cold water. Drain.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all dressing ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine cooked farfalle and all salad ingredients in bowl; mix lightly. Add dressing; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours.

Tip #1

- Maui, Vidalia, Walla Walla and Rio Sweet are four varieties of sweet onions available at various times beginning April through December.

Nutrition

240Calories
10Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
650Sodium (mg)
25Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
11Protein (g)

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  May 25, 2009

I have made this recipe for many parties and everyone has enjoyed it. I have also passed along the dressing recipe by itself to others. Great recipe overall.

— says Ann
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