This has some protein rich ingredients and great anytime of the year. It makes 8 servings and has 290 calories per serving. The bow tie pasta makes this an especially pretty dish to serve to guests also.
Bow Tie Salad
6 ounces bow tie pasta cooked to package directions, drained and place in bowl.
1 cup red kidney beans
2 small chopped scallions
2 minced garlic cloves
1/4 cup reduced fat feta cheese
1/4 cup black dried cured olives pitted and removed then chopped
3 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoon chopped each fresh parsley and basil
salt and pepper to taste
Add all the ingredients to the cooked pasta. Toss and serve warm or cold.