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Summer Bowtie Pasta

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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8:23AM PDT on Aug 15, 2013

Thanks for the recipe.

12:44AM PDT on Aug 15, 2013

Delicious thanks!

2:47AM PDT on Aug 13, 2013

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

8:49PM PDT on Aug 12, 2013

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.

10:28PM PDT on Aug 11, 2013

Thanks for sharing

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12:52PM PDT on Aug 11, 2013

Sounds good, easy, too.

11:28AM PDT on Aug 11, 2013

Sounds good. Thank you.

10:12PM PDT on Aug 10, 2013

thank you for the recipe

6:50AM PDT on Aug 10, 2013

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

4:08AM PDT on Aug 10, 2013


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