Summer Pasta Salad Recipe

Thursday, August 01, 2013

This pasta salad is to DIE FOR! It tastes like summer time to me, and it is definitely going to be my new go to side dish to take to summer cookouts and barbecues! It is light, delicious and doesn't have a ton of calories! This is a really easy recipe to throw together at the last minute too, trust me I've already ton that a few times when I didn't know what else to make. 


• 16 oz uncooked elbow pasta
• 4 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half
• 1 cucumber sliced
• 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
• 7 tbsp light mayonnaise
• 2 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
• 2 tbsp fat free Greek yogurt
• 2 tsp dijon mustard
• 1/4 tsp oregano
• 1/4 tsp garlic powder
• salt and pepper to taste


Cook pasta in generously salted water according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Slice vegetables up and in a medium bowl, combine onions, mayonnaise, vinegar, yogurt, mustard, oregano, garlic powder; mix well. Add tomatoes, cucumber, pasta, salt and pepper to taste, toss well and place in a large bowl. Makes around 10 servings.

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  1. YUM! Definitely going to give this a try for the summer :) Pasta salad is one of my favorite foods!

  2. Loooove the cutting board. I think this pasta salad will go great with some Carolina Peach Sangria by the pool:)

  3. It's 8:30am. and I am now starving for lunch.
    thank you :)

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  4. looks delish and I love your cutting board!

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