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fresh veggie pasta salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Tara Smith
Anchorage, AK

I've made this pasta salad for many potlucks and family events and I'm always hearing, "Who made the pasta salad?", "If there is any leftover can I take some home?", "Can I get the recipe?" It's full of colorful fresh veggies, has a delicious unique dressing and everyone LOVES it!

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8

Ingredients For fresh veggie pasta salad

  • 8 oz
    uncooked seashell pasta
  • 1/4 c
    red onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 c
    cucumber, chopped
  • 1 c
    broccoli, chopped
  • 1 c
    grape tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 c
    white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c
    prepared honey mustard
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
    fancy shredded marble or colby/jack cheese

How To Make fresh veggie pasta salad

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cool water and drain well.
  • 2
    Chop all vegetables and combine in a large bowl.
  • 3
    Whisk together sugar, vegetable oil, honey mustard, mayonnaise, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Add pasta, dressing and cheese to vegetables and mix well.
  • 5
    Refrigerate for 2-4 hours before serving.

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