Pasta Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette wallacegardencenter

Pasta Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette

This refreshing and satisfying pasta salad can be prepared in advance, making weeknight dinners a snap! A great side dish for balancing out fatty BBQ meats.

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pressed garlic clove
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 ounces pasta, cooked and drained (use a short sturdy pasta)
  • 3 cups fresh peas,
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup Blanched green beans
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  1. Whisk together lemon juice, lemon zest, Dijon mustard, honey, kosher salt, black pepper, and garlic clove in a small bowl; slowly whisk in extra-virgin olive oil.
  2. Stir together pasta (cooked, drained, and rinsed with cold water), fresh peas, blanched green beans, halved cherry tomatoes, and chopped fresh basil, chives, dill, and flat-leaf parsley in a large bowl.
  3. Add vinaigrette, and gently toss to combine. Serve at room temperature, or cover and chill
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