Pasta salad in yogurt dressing

Pasta Salad


Pasta salad with lemon yogurt dressing which is creamy and tangy replaces mayo-based dressing. With yogurt in this dressing, the salad is lighter and the flavours come through better; It is a healthy alternative to traditional salad dressings.

Enjoy this refreshing salad.

Serves: 2-3
Preparation time: 15mins
Cooking time: 20mins


  • Whole wheat pasta- 150gms
  • Cherry tomatoes-1cup
  • Chopped cucumber-1cup
  • Chopped red onion-1num
  • Crushed Walnuts – a handful
  • Melon seeds – 2 tbsp


  • Yogurt-1/2cup
  • Rock salt-1/2tsp
  • Honey-2tsp
  • Lemon juice-2-3tsp
  • Crushed pepper-to taste


  • Cook pasta in generously salted water according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, honey, Lemon juice, salt, crushed pepper mix well.
  • Add tomatoes, cucumber, onions, Pasta toss well and place in a bowl/plate.
  • Top it up with Walnuts and Melon seeds.

Serve cold


  • For variation you can use zucchini, bell pepper or any veggies of your choice.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on July 16, 2014, in International, Salad/Wraps, Soups, Salad and Wraps and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Nice idea to replace the dressing with yogurt 🙂


  2. What are melon seeds, or what kind of melon? Thanks for posting these wonderful recipes,
    what a lovely blog!


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