Tangy dill pickles, tender pasta, cheese, and a flavorful dressing will make this dill pickle pasta salad a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.
Prep Time15 minutesmins
Total Time15 minutesmins
Keyword: Dill Pickle Pasta Salad Recipe
16ouncesrotini pastacooked, drained, and rinsed in cool water
2cupswhole dill picklesdiced and reserve juice (about 5 large pickles)
1½cupscheddar cheesecubed (or Colby-jack cheese)
1 to 2tablespoonsfresh dillchopped
2tablespoonsdill pickle juice
In a small mixing bowl whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, dried dill, onion powder, black pepper, dried parsley, and pickle juice to make the dressing.
In a large salad bowl add the cooled pasta, dill pickles, cheese, fresh dill, and dressing.Tip: Make sure your pasta is fully cooled before adding the other ingredients, or your cheese will start to melt.
Stir ingredients together until well combined.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour to allow the flavors to blend.