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creamy pasta salad

Creamy Pasta Salad


Light and tangy Pasta Salad, with just enough creamy dressing to coat the noodles and vegetables, this is one heck of an awesome creamy pasta salad



12 oz small pasta noodles

12 oz grape tomatoes, halved

3/4 cup red onion, chopped

2 cups frozen peas (thawed)

12 oz ham, chopped (or protein of choice)

1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

For sauce

3/4 cup mayonnaise

1/2 c Italian dressing

2 tsp tony chachere seasoning

1 tsp granulated sugar

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/4 tsp black pepper


Cook the pasta noodles in a large pot of water according to their package directions, until cooked al dente. Drain the water out. Do not rinse.
While the pasta is cooling, prepare other ingredients . Set aside.
In a small bowl, add the mayonnaise, dressing, tiny cachere, sugar, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper. Whisk them together till combined.
Add tomatoes, red onions, peas, sauce, and parmesan to pasta and mix well.
Cover the pasta bowl with a lid or plastic wrap and place it in the fridge to chill for 4-6 hours.
Mix again before serving.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Stovetop

Keywords: creamy pasta salad, pasta salad, salad, side dish

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