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Easy Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad is a classic cold pasta salad with a tangy twist.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 259kcal


Bowtie Pasta Salad Ingredients:

  • 1 lb (450g) uncooked Farfalle (bowtie) pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups dill pickles sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese cubed
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • 5 tablespoons fresh dill chopped
  • salt
  • black pepper

Dill Pickle Salad Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons dill pickle juice
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard or Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar


Dill Pickle Pasta Salad Instructions:

  • Cook pasta according to packet instructions (you will want it to be al dente).
  • Drain the pasta and add in a couple of teaspoons of olive oil to keep it from sticking. Allow pasta to cool.
  • Meanwhile, make the dill pickle salad dressing by adding all ingredients together and whisk till smooth. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine pasta, cheese, pickles, green onions, dill, salt and pepper. Then add in the dressing and mix the dill pickle pasta salad till combined.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.
  • Cover the finished dill pickle pasta salad and chill until ready to serve.


Dill Pickle Salad Recipe Tips

  • Add in 1- 2 teaspoons of olive oil and toss to prevent the pasta from sticking together.
  • Short on time? Stick the cooked pasta inside your freezer to cool it down faster.
  • I used Farfalle pasta, but any pasta shape works for this recipe. Or make trying making this Dill Pickle Salad using whole wheat pasta or gluten free pasta instead.
  • To make my dill pickle pasta salad healthier, I made the dressing using half fat mayo. But if you prefer, you can make it with regular mayonnaise.

Dill Pasta Salad Weight Watchers Points

There are 8 Freestyle SmartPoints in a serving of this Dill Pickle Pasta Salad.

What to Serve With Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Air Fryer Hamburgers.
Instant Pot Whole Chicken.
Crunchy Air Fryer Fish.


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 461mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 0.7mg