Lemon Vegetable Pasta Salad

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Meryl Hausner

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This salad goes a long way, great for large gatherings. This pasta salad is easy and takes no time to throw together. Enjoy.

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Loved this pasta salad! It's a very different type of pasta salad recipe than I've had in the past and I really enjoyed this. The fresh veggies add tons of crunch. And the lemon mayo has a light, fresh taste. This recipe does make a lot... so prepare to feed a crowd and make this in a large bowl. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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★★★★★ 3 votes

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Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • LEMON MAYONNAISE

  • 2 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1 c
    yogurt, plain and non-fat
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1/4 c
    tarragon, chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon, dried
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • PASTA SALAD

  • 2 pkg
    pasta shells, medium, 16 oz. each
  • 3 lb
    asparagus, blanched & cut into 3 inch pieces
  • 2 lb
    snap pea pods, blanched
  • 16
    green onions, sliced, 1 cup
  • 2 medium
    yellow bell peppers, coarsely chopped,2 cups

How to Make Lemon Vegetable Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, mix all lemon mayonnaise ingredients until well blended, set aside.
  2. Cook & drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water, drain.
  3. To blanch the asparagus & pea pods, plunge them into boiling water, for 10-15 seconds or until they turn bright green. Remove from boiling water & plunge into a bowl of ice & water to stop the cooking, drain.
  4. In large bowl mix pasta & remaining ingredients. Stir in lemon mayonnaise until well mixed. Cover & refrigerate 1 - 2 hours or until chilled.

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About Lemon Vegetable Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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