Are you looking for delicious homemade pasta salad with mayo? Look no further, I have got you covered with this creamy pasta salad recipe. It is easy, delicious and uses a handful of vegetables, it is a perfect summer dish. This recipe can be served warm or cold.
1lb(450g) Fusilli pasta: any short pasta would work for this recipe
1cupdiced Red pepperI used a large red bell pepper
⅓cupchopped celeryfrom 1 celery stalk
½cupfeta cheese crumbled: substitute with good old cheddar cheese or mozzarella pearls.
1cupcherry tomatoes halved
⅓cupdiced red onions
1teaspoondried dillsubstitute for fresh dill
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Green onions to garnish
1tablespoonLemon juice or as needed
Cook the pasta in salted water according to the directions on the packet. Pasta should still be firm to bite. Drain and rinse the pasta under cold water, set aside and leave until completely cool. Make sure you drain any excess water.
Add the cooled pasta to a large bowl, add chopped celery, diced red bell pepper, chopped cucumber, cherry tomatoes, crumbled feta cheese.
Then add the juice of one medium lemon on top of the pasta and vegetables. Add mayonnaise, dill, salt and pepper and mix until combined. Place the pasta salad in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to build flavour. Serve and enjoy.
How To StoreThis salad would keep in the fridge for up to 5 days but I prefer 3 days just to be safe.
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