Dill Pickle Pasta Salad is literally my favorite pasta salad ever! In this creamy pasta salad recipe, dill pickles play a starring role and add tons of flavor and crunch! This recipe is even better when it's made ahead of time making it the perfect potluck dish!
5 from 31 votes
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DILL PICKLE PASTA SALAD

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Dill Pickle Pasta Salad is literally my favorite pasta salad ever! In this creamy pasta salad recipe, dill pickles play a starring role and add tons of flavor and crunch! This recipe is even better when it’s made ahead of time making it the perfect potluck dish!
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb dry shell pasta about 3 cups
  • 3/4 cup sliced pickles
  • 2/3 cup cheddar cheese diced
  • 3 tablespoons finely diced white onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • 1/2 cup pickle juice
DRESSING
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 tablespoons pickle juice
  • salt & pepper to taste

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Instructions

  1. Boil pasta al dente according to package directions. Run under cold water to stop cooking.
  2. Toss cold pasta with about 1/2 cup of pickle juice and set aside for about 5 minutes. Drain & discard pickle juice.
  3. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
  4. Toss all ingredients in a large bowl. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 296, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 22mg, Sodium: 636mg, Potassium: 98mg, Carbohydrates: 23g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 6g, Vitamin A: 4.2%, Vitamin C: 0.1%, Calcium: 9.1%, Iron: 2.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword pasta salad