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How to make summer pasta salad

Make Summer Pasta Salad

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INGREDIENTS
Start by boiling a large pot of salted water

Start by boiling a large pot of salted water

While water is boiling- slice and dice all your veggies

While water is boiling- slice and dice all your veggies

After your veggies are all cut, your water should be boiling. Add pasta and begin making the dressing

For dressing- add 1/2 cup of mayo in a bowl large enough for your finished salad. I'm lazy and like to use the least amount of dishes possible ;)

For dressing- add 1/2 cup of mayo in a bowl large enough for your finished salad. I'm lazy and like to use the least amount of dishes possible ;)

Add 1/3 cup of milk to mayo and mix until there are little to no lumps. If mixture seems watery, never fear, lemons are here

Add 1/3 cup of milk to mayo and mix until there are little to no lumps. If mixture seems watery, never fear, lemons are here

Once mayo/milk mixture is smooth- add lemon juice, garlic and dill. Mix well until lemon juice begins to thicken dressing- should happen almost immediately.

Once mayo/milk mixture is smooth- add lemon juice, garlic and dill. Mix well until lemon juice begins to thicken dressing- should happen almost immediately.

Now that your dressing is done, set aside and check your noodles. Strain when noodles are to your liking

Now that your dressing is done, set aside and check your noodles. Strain when noodles are to your liking

Add 3 cups of hot noodles to the bowl with your dressing along with your veggies. Mix until everything is well incorporated.

I'm taking mine to a picnic so I've added halved cherry tomatoes and snipped chives. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled but over night is best!

  • Use whichever veggies you like, I used:
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup julienned radishes
  • 1/2 diced red onion
  • For dressing:
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1-2 cloves of pressed garlic
  • 1 TBSP chopped fresh dill
  • Salt& pepper to taste
  • 3 cups hot cooked noodles- I used rotini