Asparagus, Olive and Sun Dried Tomato Bowties


This simple dish is the ultimate one pot pasta for a simple weeknight dinner or flavorful side. With the best compliment for this pasta being sun dried tomatoes it is only fitting to ave bright flavors of asparagus and olives. A colorful addition to your Mediterranean dishes.

Total Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4


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Bella Product Used:

Julienne Cut Sun Dried Tomatoes in Premium Oil with Italian Herbs 8.5 oz

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  • 9 oz bowtie pasta
  • Salt for the pasta water
  • 1 lb asparagus, cut into 1½” pieces
  • 2 c black olives
  • ½ c Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomatoes Julienne-Cut in Oil, drained from oil
  • 1 tbsp Bella Sun Luci Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish


  1. Prepare pasta as directed on package.
  2. Sixty seconds before the pasta is done, add the asparagus to the pot.
  3. Drain the pasta-asparagus, and put into a medium sized bowl.
  4. Add olives, sun dried tomatoes, olive oil, and garlic to bowl and stir to combine. Salt and pepper the dish to taste.
  5. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve warm. 

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