Pasta Salad With Lemon-Pesto Dressing

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a Food Network recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray. A wonderful picnic or potluck salad… no mayo!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and salt it.
  2. Place pesto, lemon zest, lemon juice, parsely, tomatoes, scallions and cheese in a large bowl.
  3. Cook pasta to al dente then cold shock it and chill it down under cold running water. Drain well. Add to mixing bowl. Combine salad and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
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I loved the tart flavors in this salad and it would be a terrific picnic or potluck salad. I added slivers of purple onion for additional color. Thank you for sharing the recipe! Reviewed for Pick A Chef Spring 2007.