Rating: 4.5 stars
46 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 31
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

My aunt and mom created this recipe. It is a family favorite and a great item to bring to picnics and potlucks.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a rolling boil. Cook the bow-tie pasta at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain.

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  • Quickly rinse the cooked pasta in cold water to stop it from continuing to cook; drain.

  • Mix the cooled pasta, broccoli, tomatoes, sliced green onions, celery, red bell pepper, and green bell pepper in a large bowl.

  • Gently stir the salad dressing, Parmesan cheese, sugar, basil, and salt in a bowl until evenly mixed.

  • Pour the salad dressing mixture over the pasta mixture; gently toss to coat evenly.

  • Refrigerate 3 hours to overnight before serving.

Nutrition Facts

317 calories; protein 7.7g; carbohydrates 43.5g; fat 12.4g; cholesterol 15.3mg; sodium 484mg. Full Nutrition
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