Fresh Garden Pasta Salad with Dill Vinaigrette
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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.

The Story Behind the Recipe
8 (1-cup)
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 30 min
TOTAL TIME

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

 

 *Substitute 1 tablespoon dried dill weed.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all dressing ingredients in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

Nutrition

270Calories
17Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
250Sodium (mg)
25Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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  June 14, 2016

easy and so good add your fav variations, we add shrimp and avacado, fresh zuchini and tomatoe

— says littlestar
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  July 16, 2013

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

— says Audrey
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