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 1:30total time
8 servings
151 Rating

Ingredients

Pasta

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

Dressing

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

Salad

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

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse; drain. 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

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