Easy Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

  • 1 (16 ounce) package bow-tie pasta
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans sliced black olives
  • 5 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle Italian-style salad dressing, or more to taste
  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the bow-tie pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain. Rinse pasta in cold water until cool; drain.
  2. Toss drained pasta, tomatoes, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, cucumber, black olives, and celery together in a large bowl.
  3. Pour Italian-style dressing over the pasta mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Chill salad 20 minutes before serving.