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Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad
Dill Pickle Pasta Salad
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.


8 ounces dry whole-wheat shell pasta (about 3 c.)

3/4 c. sliced pickles

2/3 c. cheddar cheese, cubed

3 Tbsp. white onion, finely diced (optional)

2 Tbsp. fresh dill

1/2 c. pickle juice


Dressing Ingredients

2/3 c. mayonnaise

1/3 c. Greek yogurt, plain

1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper (or to taste)

4 Tbsp. pickle juice

Salt and black pepper to taste


Cook pasta according to the package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Toss pasta with 1/2 cup pickle juice and set aside for five minutes. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and mix well. Drain pasta and discard any remaining pickle juice. Add pickles, cheese, onions and dill to pasta. Top with dressing and stir to combine. Chill for at least an hour before serving.

Makes 16 (1/2 cup) servings. Each serving has 110 calories, 9 g fat, 3 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber and 150 mg sodium.


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