Peas & Corn Pasta Salad Recipe

Peas & Corn Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is one of my favorite things to eat. If there’s any kind of pasta salad at a party, you better believe I’ll be making a bee-line straight to it. It’s such a simple dish when you think about it but it’s still packed with so much refreshing flavor. This Peas & Corn Pasta Salad was ironically put together on a lazy day using whatever pantry items I had on hand. But the whole family loved the taste so much that it’s become a regular dish in our household ever since!


This recipe yields a massive party-sized bowl of pasta salad that could feed up to 16 people! But if you’re cooking for a smaller crowd, you can easily cut the ingredients in half and follow the same directions accordingly.

Peas & Corn Pasta Salad

Again, a majority of the ingredients in this pasta salad recipe consist of simple pantry items such as canned peas, canned corn and dry pasta. The dressing, however, is what really gives this pasta salad its incredibly savory, addicting flavor. It’s a mixture of mayo, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper. You’d be surprised how good those four ingredients taste when mixed together.

Peas & Corn Pasta Salad

This Peas & Corn Pasta Salad is truly a classic recipe perfect for parties, picnics, or a lazy night in! You can serve it alongside hot or cold dishes making it a versatile choice all year round. It makes a great side dish for burgers, kabobs, sandwiches, soups, veggies and many more. Read on for the super easy recipe below!


THIS PASTA SALAD WOULD PAIR GREAT WITH THE FOLLOWING MEALS!


  1. Mushroom Pesto Burgers
  2. Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches
  3. Oven-Baked Pork Souvlaki (Kabobs)

Peas & Corn Pasta Salad Recipe

Course: SidesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

16

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Fridge time

4

hours 
Calories

342

kcal

This Peas & Corn Pasta Salad is truly a classic recipe perfect for parties, picnics, or a lazy night in! A refreshing pasta salad that makes a great side dish to any meal!

Ingredients

  • 32 oz elbow pasta

  • ½ red onion, chopped

  • 2 cans corn, drained (15 oz each)

  • 2 cans peas, drained (15 oz each)

  • 1 ½ cups mayo

  • 1 Tbs Dijon mustard

  • ½ tsp salt

  • ½ tsp pepper

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions. Once cooked, drain the pasta and add it to a large serving bowl
  • In a separate bowl, prepare the dressing by mixing the mayo, mustard, salt and pepper until smooth
  • Add HALF the dressing to the pasta and mix well
  • Drain the water from the canned corn and peas. Add all the corn, peas and onions to the pasta. Mix well
  • Pour the rest of the dressing onto the pasta salad and mix until everything is coated evenly
  • Store in the fridge for 2-4 hours (or overnight) until completely cool

Notes

Nutrition Facts

16 servings per container


Calories342

  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 8.8g 14%
    • Saturated Fat 1.1g 6%
  • Cholesterol 6mg 2%
  • Sodium 245mg 11%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 234mg 7%
  • Total Carbohydrate 55.2g 19%
    • Dietary Fiber 4.3g 18%
    • Sugars 5.8g
  • Protein 9.7g 20%
  • Calcium 1%
  • Iron 15%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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