Summer Bowtie Pasta

This pasta salad is perfect for summertime potlucks! It’s quick, easy, inexpensive to make — and the best part is that people won’t think twice about it being vegan!

Approx. cost per serving: $0.70

Servings : 6-8       Prep Time : 10m       Cook Time : 20m       Ready In : 30m


  • 1 bag of Farfalle pasta
  • 1 small red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 6.5 oz bottle of marinated artichoke quarters, drained
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, drained
  • juice of one lemon + 1/2 tsp lemon rind
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • cherry tomatoes, in halves to garnish


  • Boil pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large pan add olive oil, onions, garlic and saute until onions are translucent. Add artichoke quarters, garbanzo beans, lemon rind and juice, salt and pepper and let simmer over medium heat for five minutes. Add drained pasta, mix well.
  • Garnish with halved cherry tomatoes and freshly grated pepper.

Recipe: Summer Bowties From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget

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Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton3 years ago

Thanks for the recipe.

Genoveva M.
Genoveva M M.3 years ago

Delicious thanks!

Chinmayee Jog
Chinmayee Jog3 years ago

This sounds yummy, and bonus points for it being a vegan recipe! Thanks for sharing :)

Heidi Aubrey
Heidi Aubrey3 years ago

This actually looks very tasty. I do wish it had been scaled down to a more manageable amount of servings. There aren't many families today that have 6-8 people sitting down to dinner.

Lady Az
Lady Az3 years ago

Thanks for sharing

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B Jackson
BJ J.3 years ago

Sounds good, easy, too.

GGma Sheila D.
GGmaSheila D.3 years ago

Sounds good. Thank you.

Michael H.
Mike H.3 years ago

thank you for the recipe

Linda Wallace
Linda W.3 years ago

Thanks for the recipe and thanks for the link. I am always looking for new vegan recipes.

KAREN D.3 years ago