Farfalle is a type of pasta. Commonly known as “bow-tie pasta”, the name is derived from the Italian word farfalle “butterflies”.
Farfalle date back to the 16th century. It originated in Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy.
You could use any pasta with this recipe but the farfalle seem to hold the oils from the marinated peppers and Sundried tomatoes .. This cold salad presents nicely with this , bow-tie pasta .
This pasta is better the second day. All these condiments marinated all together over pasta ensures you will never make another pasta salad other than this one to bring to a party . Your friends will love you for sure .
** You can find all these condiments in the italian section of your grocery store usually near the olive oil section .
1 lb. Farfalle pasta
Cooked for 10 minutes and chilled
Or ( gluten free pasta ) **
1-12 oz jar of fried peppers ( Victoria brand)
2 Cups of mixed pitted kalamata and
Pitted green pimento olives
1- 7 . 5 ounce jar of Sundried Tomatoes in oil sliced into thin strips
1/2 jar of sweet Harissa peppers **
Before serving top
1/4 cup of Balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup toasted pignoli nuts
Toss together well.
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