Bow Tie Pasta and Kalamata Olive Toss

While pasta cooks, prepare remaining ingredients. Toss and serve warm, or chill and serve as a cold pasta salad.


6 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 3 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 242
Fat 11.4 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Protein 10.5 g
Carbohydrate 25.1 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 614 mg
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Fiber 1.6 g
Calcium 168 mg


2 1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
1 1/2 cups halved grape tomatoes
1 cup (4 ounces) diced part-skim mozzarella cheese
16 kalamata olives, pitted and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

In a large bowl, combine pasta and remaining ingredients. Toss well.