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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Garden Pasta Salad

Garden Pasta Salad is one of our favorite side dishes to have with our meals. This recipe is my husband's favorite pasta salad and what a great way to use some vegetables from the garden if you have them, carrots, onion, cucumbers, and tomatoes!

Garden Pasta Salad is a great use of fresh garden vegetables

Summer picnics and family reunions will be coming up this summer. This is sure to be a favorite side dish! You know the feeling when you are invited to pot lucks or family reunions and asked to bring a side dish. I don't know about you but sometimes I really ponder over what I want to take. Something easy to make that will feed several and that I think many will enjoy. This pasta salad is a good choice and super easy to double up the recipe to make more.

Garden Pasta Salad is a great use of fresh garden vegetables

This recipe comes from my mom, its her go to pasta salad recipe. There are so many different pasta salads, but this one is my farmer's favorite that he always requests. My mom has been making it for years and I remember the first time my husband had it when we were dating. I think he may have first had it at a family reunion picnic. He loved this recipe immediately.

This pasta salad is packed with flavor and so easy to make. Super colorful and delicious too! We especially love it when we can pick produce fresh out of our garden and whip up this pasta salad to enjoy for a few days! With lots of growing in the garden, this recipe is an easy one for us to make. We can gather up the vegetables needed, prepare them, and make the pasta salad in time for the meal that day. We are busy on our farm planning our vegetable gardens and ordering seed, so its fun to think about the recipes we crave in the summer time!

Garden Pasta Salad is a great use of fresh garden vegetables

Pasta Salad


1 lb. tri-color rotini pasta
1/2 cup onion, chopped (use red onion for more color)
1 cup tomato chopped (I use grape tomatoes cut in quarters)
1 cup cucumber, peeled and chopped
1 cup carrots, sliced and chopped
2 oz jar of pimentos

3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup sugar
2 tsp mustard
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp dried parsley

Cook your pasta until tender and drain. Place pasta in a large mixing bowl and put in refrigerator to cool. Then mix all the dressing ingredients together. Prepare the onion, tomatoes, cucumber, carrots and mix together with the dressing and pimentos. After this is mixed, combine with the cooled pasta and mix all together. Serve cool.


Garden Pasta Salad is a great use of fresh garden vegetables


  1. This really looks Good. I will make it tonight.

  2. I liked green onion better then purple and if you want to take a short cut just use your favorite italian dressing

  3. Your photography makes me want to try this recipe. I looks fantastic and sounds delicious. I have seen similar recipes but, like this combination of ingredients. Thanks for sharing.

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