Allison's Pasta Salad

Allison's Pasta Salad


"This salad has it all: cooked ham, fresh grapes, Cheddar cheese, and a rich dill dressing. Use your favorite pasta shape to make this salad your own."


30 m servings 351 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 351 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 25.9 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 13.2 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 769 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente. Drain, and rinse in cold water.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sour cream, cider vinegar, mustard, sugar, black pepper, dill weed, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, grapes, ham, green onions, and cheese. Toss with dressing. Cover, and chill overnight or for at least 6 hours.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 180 Ratings


I loved this salad, as did my hubby. I didnt change a thing and it was fabulous! The grapes are a nice addition...will make again!

I'm having a ladies luncheon on Saturday. The problem I have is they are all great cooks and have all tried every new recipe. I found this recipe to be something totally different. I know they'l...

FABULOUS RECIPE! I checked out everyone's recommendations first and then: doubled the sauce, also added halved grape tomatoes, julienned swiss cheese. Whatever you do, definitely double the s...

This was different. I followed everyone elses advice and doubled the dressing ingredients, otherwise it would have been way too dry. I also cut the cheese down to 1 cup, omitted the grapes and a...

This salad was awesome! By far the tastiest pasta salad I have ever attempted. I noticed that in many of the other reviews, people said they omitted the grapes. I would highly recommend tryin...

Very good salad. However, I don't understand why everyone wants to double the sauce. The recipe calls for 1 3/4 C. of pasta, which is hardly anything at all. After making the sauce, I realize...

This recipe is fabulous! I was skeptical of the grapes, but I'm glad I put them in---they really are tasty. I made this according to the recipe with the exception of using lemon juice instead o...

Made it four times now, we love it. Vinegar is key, I tried it once with lemon juice instead and it wasn't as good. Measured generous portions with the dressing, used light mayo and sour cream...

I made this for my family reunion and it was a big hit. Make sure you make it a day in advance.