Pasta Salad With Green Onion Dressing

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

From Everyday Exotic. I like to use the dressing for pasta salad and change the rest with what I feel like. Sometimes I even throw in tuna.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Green Onion Dressing.
  2. Heat grill.
  3. Drizzle ½ teaspoon of olive oil over white bottoms of green onion.
  4. Grill white bottoms of green onions until slightly softened and charred.
  5. Place grilled whites of green onions, green onion tops, garlic, white wine vinegar, dijon mustard and remaining olive oil in a blender, puree until smooth.
  6. Transfer to a bowl, stir in sour cream and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Pasta Salad.
  8. Heat grill.
  9. Place cooked pasta in a large bowl, toss with 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil.
  10. Drizzle remaining 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil over red onion rings and season with salt.
  11. Grill red onions until softened, approximately 10 minutes, remove from grill.
  12. Roughly dice red onions.
  13. Add peppers, red onion, Green Onion Dressing, chopped parsley, salt and pepper to pasta, mix to incorporate all ingredients.
  14. Garnish with Toasted Coconut.
Most Helpful

Used green onion instead of red and nuts instead of coconut for crunch. Very nice salad. Will make again.

ronandteri December 06, 2009