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Ham and Blue Cheese Pasta Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

When I first saw this recipe, it piqued my interest. It flopped at first, but after some adjustments, this salad's become a real winner in our home.


  • 6 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 2 cups julienned fully cooked ham
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue or feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • Grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Stir in the ham, blue cheese, parsley, garlic, rosemary and pepper. Add oil and pecans; mix well. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

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