1. Cook bowtie pasta according to directions, drain and set to side.
2. In a medium saute pan on medium heat, cook ham in 1 Tbl olive oil until edges are crispy and brown, about 8-10 minutes.
3. In a large bowl, add cooked pasta, ham, arugula, remaining olive oil, balsamic vinegar and cheese. Toss until pasta is well coated, and serve.