You are here: Home » Recipes » Bow Tie Pasta Salad with Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Bow Tie Pasta Salad with Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 4 servings This Bow Tie Pasta Salad is an excellent vegetarian dish on a buffet table. Make the vinaigrette up to a week ahead. PrintEmail Ingredients Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette:1/4 cup loosely packed sun-dried tomatoes in oil (fill the measure with oil from the tomatoes)*1 garlic clove1 tablespoon tomato paste1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil1/4 cup balsamic vinegar1/4 cup water or tomato juice, to adjust consistency of dressing Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to tastePasta Salad:8 ounces dried bow tie or farfalle pasta, cooked according to package directions1 medium tomato, chopped (1/2 cup)1/2 cup minced red onions1 (4-ounce) jar oil-packed artichoke hearts, drained and thinly sliced1/4 cup black oil-cured olives, pitted and chopped1 cup well-packed spinach leaves, cleaned and torn into bite-sized pieces1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Instructions To make the vinaigrette: Combine first 5 ingredients in a blender or food processor fitted with the metal blade. Blend or process until smooth and creamy. Blend in enough water or tomato juice to make of dressing consistency. Season with salt and pepper. To make the salad: In a large salad bowl, toss all the ingredients except the feta cheese with vinaigrette (use enough vinaigrette to moisten but not soak the pasta). Top with feta cheese.