Fresh Garden Pasta Salad with Dill Vinaigrette

Fresh Garden Pasta Salad with Dill Vinaigrette

Use fresh or dried dill weed in this colorful pasta salad, that is perfect for a summer picnic or spring luncheon.

30 min. prep time
8 servings
151 Rating



6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) uncooked dried mafalda or bowtie pasta


1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil
1/3 cup finely chopped fresh dill*
1/4 cup rice vinegar or vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic
3/4 teaspoon salt


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1 cup whole kernel corn
1 medium (1 cup) red onion, cut into thin wedges
1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
1 small (1 cup) zucchini, thinly sliced
1 cup sugar snap peas, sliced in half


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Set aside.

Combine all dressing ingredients in bowl; set aside.

Melt butter in 8-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling; add corn and onion. Cook 1-2 minutes or until onion is crisply tender.

Combine pasta, corn mixture and all remaining salad ingredients in bowl. Add dressing; toss to combine. Cover; chill 1 hour or until flavors are blended. 

*Substitute 1 tablespoon dried dill weed.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 270

Fat: 17g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 250mg

Carbohydrates: 25g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #15212©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

My whole family loved it from 87 yrs old to even a 22 year old young man. Very refreshing change from the regular pasta salad with italian dressing. I am so burned out on that stuff every body brings it to church socials. Thank you! I give it 6 Stars

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
5 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval


Your friend thought you might be interested in Fresh Garden Pasta Salad with Dill Vinaigrette

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.


YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.


    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.

    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required


    Your question has been submitted.

    Close Window