dill pickle pasta salad

a recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Quick and easy Dill Pickle Pasta Salad combines cellentani pasta, dill pickles, sharp cheddar, and fresh dill in a creamy mayonnaise and sour cream base. What’s not to love about a chilled pasta salad with dill pickles and sweet fresh dill. This tasty dish takes about 20 minutes to make and it is the ideal side dish for all your summer grilling and a nice change from potato salad.

serves 10
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For dill pickle pasta salad

  • SALAD DRESSING
  • 1 c
    mayonnaise
  • ½ c
    sour cream
  • ¼ c
    dill pickle juice from the pickle jar
  • ½ tsp
    onion powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh chopped dill plus more for garnish
  • PASTA
  • 1 lb
    cellentani or corkscrew pasta
  • 2 c
    diced baby dill pickles plus more for garnish
  • 1 ½ c
    cubed sharp cheddar cheese
  • kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

How To Make dill pickle pasta salad

  • 1
    Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook your pasta al dente according to the package instruction. Drain in a colander and rinse with a little cold water to stop the cooking process and keep your pasta from sticking. Drain well and add the pasta to a large bowl.
  • 2
    In a small bowl stir together the mayonnaise, sour cream, pickle juice, onion powder, and fresh dill.
  • 3
    Stir the mayonnaise mixture, dill pickles, and cheddar cheese cubes into the pasta.
  • 4
    Season with kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped fresh dill.
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