You can never go wrong with bow-tie pasta, especially in the fall! This Pumpkin Bowtie Pasta would be great for the holiday season and have you feeling extra festive.
2 cups fresh pumpkin, cubed into large bitesize pieces and cooked
Bowtie pasta, cooked
15 small tomatoes
1 small package arugula
1/4 cup sweet onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup fresh basil, chiffonade
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 small can, garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup red peppers, chopped
Roasted pumpkin seeds for garnish
Place all above ingredients into large bowl and mix. Toss with dressing, place into a decorative serving platter, and top with roasted pumpkin seeds. Serve hot or cold.
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup maple flavor balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
Blend together in a blender; season to taste.