Best Ever Pasta Salad

Best Ever Pasta Salad


"Yummy penne pasta recipe with cucumbers, tomatoes and seasonings. So easy it's worth a try."


35 m servings 538 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 538 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 40.9 g
  • 63%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.6g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 7.7 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 545 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add penne pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Combine pasta, cucumbers, tomatoes, mayonnaise, sour cream, dill weed and lemon pepper. Serve as is or chill for 45 minutes.
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  1. 143 Ratings


I cut the dressing down to 1 cup mayo and 1 cup sour cream, 2 tbsp dill and 1 tbsp lemon pepper. I thought the 3 cups made too much dressing for a pound of pasta.

This has become "my" pasta salad recipe that I take to picnics and barbecues. It's nice and creamy, although I think it calls for a little too much dill. I half the dill, and the salad still h...

This is a ton of mayo and sour cream. I cut way back on that and the dill and also added spices and a lot more vegies with the addition of feta cheese.

Big hit with BBQ steak and chicken!

I have made this pasta salad for a few years now, and it ALWAYS gets rave reviews. I am asked for the recipe every time I make this salad. It is definately a family favorite! I like to make t...

Seasoned perfectly! This recipes makes a lot, so you'll be eating it for days unless you make it for a crowd. Although good, it needs more variety of ingredients (maybe black olives, etc.)

I didn't really like this all that much. I don't know if I over cooked the pasta or if Penne just naturally breaks apart like it did, but that in itself didn't make it taste bad. It seemed like ...

What a yummy yet easy salad. I made this salad for my office pot luck and it was a huge hit. I added a large red onion, black olives, and a bottle of italian dressing to give the salad a littl...

Man! Was this good! I ate a bowl full of it before even putting it in the fridge. Yum!! You know how pasta soaks up the dressing and you usually have to add more the next day? Well, not with...