Honey Poppy Seed Pasta Salad

Tina Trippel Evangelho


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 vote

8 - 10



  • 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.

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