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Extra Creamy Pasta Salad Dressing Recipe

There are plenty of pasta salad recipes available and that means there are also a lot of different creamy pasta salad dressing recipe ideas to choose from. But what about if you are making your own pasta salad, rather than something with a pasta salad dressing? In that case, you might like to use the following recipe to make a full-flavored, creamy, and tasty dressing for your pasta salad. Featuring mustard, herbs, spices, onion and mustard, this creamy dressing offers plenty of taste. The creaminess comes from the mayonnaise, ranch salad dressing, and milk.

Learning how to make pasta salad recipes is very easy. You simply need to cook some pasta and add cooked or raw vegetables, meat, fish or poultry and perhaps some nuts, fruit or cheese. Keep everything bite-sized so it is easier to eat. Some people like a lot of this creamy pasta salad dressing recipe with their pasta salad and others will only want enough to moisten the salad, so stir in however much you want to use.

Creamy Pasta Salad Dressing Recipe with Onion
Summary: Most pasta salads are dressed with creamy dressings because they go so well, and also because they stick to the pasta. This one includes herbs, garlic and mustard.
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Salad Dressing
Serves: 6
Prep time: 
Total time: 
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoon prepared mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon dried parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • ¼ cup prepared ranch salad dressing
  1. Combine all the ingredients and chill the dressing until required.
(Makes 1 Cup)

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You cannot go wrong with a creamy pasta dressing, especially one made with a range of seasonings like garlic, parsley, mustard, red wine vinegar, and a little ranch salad mix thrown in for even more flavor. Toss the ingredients together and you can rustle up this dressing in just a few minutes, then toss it with your preferred type of pasta or macaroni to make a wonderful dish. Creamy pasta salad is an economic dish which is easy to make. You can even toss some leftover pasta from the night before to make a wonderful side dish the following day. Feel free to tweak the seasonings if you wish to put your own spin on it.

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Christine Szalay-Kudra

Hello and welcome to Amazing Salad Recipes. My name is Christine and I'm delighted you are visiting. I started this blog because salad is such an important dish. It can be a side dish or a whole meal, and there are so many type I love to prepare and serve to my family, helping them get all their nutrients as well as having something they can really enjoy.

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