For this dish, I basically just subbed in some alphabet pasta for the potatoes in my Creamy Dijon-Dill Potato Salad recipe. It seemed kinda crazy at first - turning a potato salad into a pasta salad - but it's not that weird if you really think about it.
Here, the Dijon and vinegar gave the salad a nice "bite," while the Vegenaise and fresh dill cooled things off a bit. Plus, the addition of tomatoes (and garlic - "minced" with a microplane zester!) made things even more interesting, which is always a good thing.
What's your favorite pasta salad recipe? Do you prefer the traditional (vegan) mayonnaise ones, or something a bit more healthy?
Looks fantastic! Very creamy.ReplyDelete
I loooooooooove a Greek-style pasta salad with a few pinches of dried oregano and a balsamic or lemon-based dressing. Mmm! Good thing I just ate lunch, or I'd be craving big time!ReplyDelete
I like both creamy and mustardy potato salads, but I keep it pretty conservative with pasta salads: just some pasta and a few veggies tossed with some italian dressing or vinaigrette.ReplyDelete
Your creamy pasta salad is quite lovely. It's reminding me of summer right now...
Looks yummy! If I weren't so lazy, I'd make some. But I'll just stare at the pic instead.ReplyDelete
Did you ever get to Whole Foods and try their sorbet??
I like them both depending on my mood.. my kids love creamy, so I usually make those. I make a delicious creamy pasta salad with shallots, vegenaise, garlic fresh basil and lemon juice/zest that is kind of a cross between the two. so good.ReplyDelete
I love all kinds of pasta salads! Vinagrette is fine, but ones made with mayonnaise hold the number one place in my heart.ReplyDelete
@BunzofCinnamon I'm going to Whole Foods right now - can't WAIT to try that sorbet... Will let you know how I liked it when I get back :)ReplyDelete
This sounds delicious, I've been really into copious amount of dill in everything I eat lately. This sounds like it would fit the bill perfectly!ReplyDelete
I like sometjomh with a little french mustard and some tarragon or something with curry and hot pepper:)ReplyDelete