Apple and Herb Pasta Salad


New York apples may make this pasta salad your next favorite picnic dish. A cool, creamy dressing and flavorful herbs make this recipe light and satisfying.


    • 2 cups or 8 ounces whole wheat pasta (penne or macaroni)
    • 1 tart green and 1 tart red New York State apple, cored and chopped
    • ½ cup diced red onion
    • ½ cup mayonnaise
    • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
    • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
    • 2 Tbsp. sugar
    • 2 Tbsp. sour cream
    • 1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
    • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    • 2 tsp. lemon zest
    • Salt and pepper to taste


    1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Let cool 10 minutes.
    2. In a large bowl, stir together all other ingredients. Toss with pasta and season salad with salt and pepper; chill until ready to serve.

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