Pasta Salad

pasta salad

Pasta Salad

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This simple and delicious pasta salad recipe is perfect for a summer barbecue or potluck. It's quick and easy, and requires only a few ingredients to make.
Servings: 4
Calories: 451


  • 8 oz pasta bows
  • salt and pepper
  • bunch of spring onions chopped
  • 1 red pepper deseeded and chopped
  • 1 green pepper deseeded and chopped
  • 2 celery sticks sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/4 pint natural yogurt
  • 1/4 pint mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg


  • Cook the pasta bows in a largesaucepan of boiling salted water for 10 - 12 minutes until just tender. Drain and leave to cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all the salad ingredients. Add the pasta.
  • Mix together the yogurt, mayonnaise, honey and nutmeg. Transfer the salad to a serving bowl, and pour over the dressing. Serve with crisp lettuce leaves.
  • Add cooked or canned fish or meat to this salad for a more substantial lunch or supper dish. If adding fish use small pasta shells instead of bows.
Calories: 451 kcal
Carbohydrates: 49 g
Protein: 9 g
Fat: 24g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 16 mg
Sodium: 791 mg
Potassium: 305 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 7 g
Vitamin A: 1183 IU
Vitamin C: 63 mg
Calcium: 58 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Salads
Cuisine Italian
Ingredients Pasta
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