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Bow Tie Cabbage Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


12 servings

Pasta and cheese cubes make this creamy coleslaw stand out from any others. It can conveniently be made in advance, allowing you to focus on the rest of the meal. —Joan Zimmerman, Earlville, Illinois


  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 5 cups shredded cabbage
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes


  1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first seven ingredients; shake well. Cover and refrigerate for 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Transfer to a large bowl; add the cabbage, onions, green pepper, cheese. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.

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