Asian Inspired Bow Tie Salad

Fall officially starts today, but the weather sure doesn’t feel like it. Bow tie PastaWe are having an end of the summer pool party and I always look for easy food that I can leave out for a short time. ┬áThis recipe is from my best friend. It’s my definite go-to for potlucks and I always make enough for a packed lunch the next day. The photo doesn’t do it justice. Trust me!

Tip: I prefer less honey and adding some red chili flakes for my portion.

I always get asked about the bento boxes I use so here’s a link to find it! Planetbox

I also use the Bentgo box. Love them both!

Bow Tie Pasta Lunchbox


  • 20 oz farfalle pasta (prepared per box instructions)
  • 6 oz honey
  • 6 oz soy sauce or low sodium tamari
  • 6 oz sesame oil
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 c. green onion
  • 3 tbs toasted sesame seeds (optional)
  • 1 tbs crushed red chili pepper flakes (optional)
  1. Mix pasta and all ingredients in a bowl
  2. If using chili pepper flakes you can saute it for a short time in 1 tbs of sesame oil and mix it in.
  3. Refrigerate for at least an hour a serve


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