Bow Tie Pasta Salad

Makes 8 Servings

  • Total Time: 30
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15


  • 1 (8-ounce) box bow tie or other shaped pasta
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper, or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste
  • 4 ounces reduced-sodium baked ham or smoked turkey, diced
  • 8 ounces reduced-fat Cheddar cheese1/2 medium red pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 scallions, green and white parts, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika


Cook pasta according to package directions, drain. Immediately rinse with cold water, drain well. Meanwhile, whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar, relish, white pepper and pepper sauce in a small bowl; set aside in the refrigerator to chill. Combine the cooled pasta, ham, cheese, red pepper and scallions in a large bowl. Stir in the mayonnaise mixture just before serving. Garnish with paprika.

Recipe created by Cabot Creamery