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Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Bright, fresh and crisp! Dill Pickle Pasta Salad has no mayo and works perfectly for summer potlucks and BBQ's. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Dill Pickle Pasta Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 228kcal
Author Heather



  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pickle juice *from dill pickle jar
  • 1/2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic *crushed for minced
  • 1 tbsp dill *or 3 tbsp fresh chopped

Pasta Salad

  • 1 lbs orecchiette pasta *or favorite pasta
  • 6 spears dill pickle *roughly chopped, about 1 heaping cup
  • 1 lg bunch chives *chopped, 1 cup
  • 3 lg celery stalks *diced, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 English Cucumber *cut into coins, about 2 cups


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Once boiling, heavily salt (1/4-1/2 cup) and cook pasta to al dente following instructions on package. 
  • Meanwhile whisk together ingredients for vinaigrette in a large bowl. Once pasta is done cooking drain and add to vinaigrette. Toss well and let pasta cool to room temperature.
  • While pasta is cooling prepare pickles, chives, celery and cucumber. Add to pasta bowl once pasta is cooled. Toss well and serve chilled. 


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible. 


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg