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Hawaiian Pasta Salad

Hawaiian Pasta Salad | WorldofPastabilities | Sweet summer pasta salad combines pineapple, ham, carrots, and green onions with a deliciously fresh dressing! Perfect for a grill night or served with a summer picnic!

Sweet tastes of Hawaii with a wonderful sweet dressing! A favorite summertime side salad…enjoy!

Ingredients

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  • 14 oz. bag of Palm Tree Pasta (or substitute any other short pasta shape)
  • 1 can (approx. 20 ounces) of pineapple chunks, cut in half. Reserve 1/2 cup of juice for the dressing.
  • 2 cups cubed ham
  • 1/2 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup light or canola mayonnaise
  • 1/4 plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 T. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 t. sugar

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions, drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the pineapple juice, mayo, Greek yogurt, vinegar, and sugar.
  3. Combine pasta, pineapple pieces, ham, carrots and green onions in a large bowl.
  4. Pour dressing over pasta, toss gently to combine.
  5. Serve and enjoy!