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Garden Pasta Salad

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Yield 8 Servings
Great for picnics and potlucks, this easy pasta salad features a creamy dressing made with both Greek yogurt and mayonnaise tossed with bow-tie pasta, tomato, bell pepper, celery and peas. 

Ingredients

  • Dressing:
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped chives
  • Salad:
  • 1 pound bow-tie pasta
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 472
  • fat 24 g
  • satfat 6 g
  • protein 13 g
  • carbohydrate 49 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 85 mg
  • sodium 331 mg

How to Make It

  1. Make dressing: Whisk yogurt, mayonnaise, garlic, honey, vinegar, salt, pepper and chives together in a bowl; chill.

  2. Make salad: Cook pasta according to package label directions, adding peas for the last minute. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool.

  3. In a large bowl toss dressing, pasta, peas and remaining ingredients together until well combined. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Serve, or chill, covered, to serve later.