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Tuesday's Cupboard—Bow-Tie Pasta Salad

Another light & delicious summer salad!

Bow-Tie Pasta Salad Serves an army & is great as leftovers!

Ingredients 1/2 box of Barilla bow-tie (farfalle) pasta, cooked1-15.5 oz. can cannellini beans, drained & rinsed3 Roma tomatoes, cleaned & chopped    Add 2 cups of the following:
chopped celery 1 red + 1 yellow bell peppers shredded carrots (packaged pre-shredded)    ...and
1 cup chopped purple onion or 1 c. chopped green onion 2 chopped avocados (save half for topping the salads)1 cup homemade Hidden Valley original ranch dressing (use nonfat milk & your favorite mayo)Nori Komi Furikake Rice Seasoning (optional)Black or red finishing salt
Serve over:  Mixed salad greens
Make It! Cook the pasta; drain & rinse in cold water; let coolIn a large bowl, combine all ingredients & toss (saving out half of the chopped avos for topping each salad)Serve pasta mixture over fresh greensSprinkle on Nori Komi Furikake seasoning, freshly ground black pepper & a dash of finishing …