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honey poppy seed pasta salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Tina Trippel Evangelho
Springfield, OR

This is a great, simple but very good pasta salad. It lends itself well to substitutions for whatever kinds of vegetables you like. Hope you enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 8 - 10

Ingredients For honey poppy seed pasta salad

  • 16 oz
    pasta of choice (i like bow tie or wagon wheel)
  • 1
    rotisserie chicken, deboned and shredded
  • 1
    yellow bell pepper, cored and diced
  • 1
    orange bell pepper, cored and diced
  • 1 c
    snow pea pods, halved
  • 1
    apple, cored and diced
  • 1 c
    grapes, cut in half
  • 3
    scallions, sliced thin
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make honey poppy seed pasta salad

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to directions. Drain pasta, then transfer to paper or kitchen towel lined rimmed baking sheet. Set aside to cool and dry for 15 minutes.
  • 2
    In large bowl combine chicken, peppers, snow peas, apple, grapes, and scallions.
  • 3
    In small bowl wisk together mayonnaise, honey, vinegar, mustard, poppy seeds, salt and pepper.
  • 4
    When pasta is cooled, add it to the chicken and veggies. Toss. Add dressing and stir to coat.