Ozark Natural Foods – Hey Good Cookin’ – Smoked Summer Pasta Salad

This week’s Hey Good Cookin’ we have a  summertime  pasta salad with a nice smoky finish! Heather Artripe with Ozark Natural Foods has full details for this week’s recipe…

Smoked Summer Pasta Salad

Ingredients

1 lb. box pasta of choice

½ red onion, diced and soaked in ice water

2 ribs of celery, diced

½ bell pepper, chopped

1 C cherry tomatoes cut in half

1 C pepperoncini, sliced

1 C sliced salami

¼ lb. Smoked cheddar, grated

½ C parsley, chopped

1 ¼ C Mayo

½ C Buttermilk

¼ C juice from pepperoncini jar

1 T apple cider vinegar

2 t pepper

2 t Applewood Smoked Salt

1 t sugar

Directions

Soak onion in ice water for 5 minutes, drain.

Cook pasta according to instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.

In a large bowl, add the pasta, red onion, celery, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, pepperoncini, salami, Smoked cheddar, and parsley. Gently toss to combine.

In a small bowl, add mayo, buttermilk, pepperoncini juice, apple cider vinegar,     pepper, salt, and sugar. Stir to combine, adjust if needed.

Add dressing to pasta mixture and combine. Adjust if needed.

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