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Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad

Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy cucumber pasta salad, cucumber salad, easy pasta salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Haylie

Ingredients

  • 8-10 oz rigatoni pasta
  • 1 large English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced

Greek Yogurt Dill Dressing

  • 1 cup whole fat plain greek yogurt (can sub mayo if desired)
  • 3 tbsp fresh chopped dill
  • 2 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook the according to the package directions until it's al dente. Drain and let the pasta cool. 

  2. While the pasta is cooling, slice the cucumber in half lengthwise and then dice it into thin slices. Slice ½ of a red onion into thin slices as well. Set these aside. 

  3. In a small bowl, mix the full fat plain greek yogurt along with the white wine vinegar, fresh dill, salt and pepper. Mix until fully combined. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed. 

  4. In a large bowl, add the cooled rigatoni pasta. Top with the fresh sliced cucumber and red onion and all of the dressing. Mix gently to combine. 

  5. Place in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes to let the pasta salad cool off and for the flavors to meld together. 

  6. When serving, if desired, add a large handful of dill on top for garnish and an extra pop of flavor! Enjoy!