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Summer Pasta Salad

Contributed by: News Canada

Pasta and pickles: a great summer combo (NC) - Need a new tasty salad to take to the next family get-together? In honour of their 75th anniversary, Strub's Pickles, Canada's largest family-owned and operated pickle producer, has created this summer-fresh salad featuring their Original Kosher Dill Pickle, the pickle the company was founded on in 1929. The recipe has been Strub family taste-tested and approved.

Ingredients:

    Summer Pasta Salad with Dill Pickles
  • Pasta Salad

    • 1 cup canned chickpeas
    • 2 cups vegetable fusilli, dry
    • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
    • 1/2 cup chopped yellow pepper
    • 2 Strub's Kosher Dill Pickles, chopped
    • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

  • Dressing

    • 3 tbsp canola oil
    • 2 tbsp white vinegar
    • 1 tsp white sugar
    • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/4 hot pepper sauce
    • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
    • 1/4 tsp ground coriander seed
    • 1/4 tsp chili powder

Directions:

Boil pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water and drain.

Mix pasta salad ingredients in large bowl.

Whisk together dressing ingredients.

Toss dressing with pasta salad.

Serving Size: Makes 4 1/2 Cups

Nutritional Information: Per Serving (1/2 cup): 172 calories, 5 g fat, 5 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fibre, 139 mg sodium


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