Best Ever Pasta Salad Recipe


2 cups rotelli pasta
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons prepared Dijon-style mustard
1/4 cup minced pimento
2 tablespoons minced capers
coarsely ground black pepper to taste
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1/2 pound Havarti cheese, diced
4 green onions, diced
4 boneless chicken breast halves – cooked, cooled and cubed


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, tarragon, dill, salt, mustard, pimento, capers and pepper. Seat aside.

In a large bowl, toss together the pasta, green pepper, Havarti, green onions and chicken. Add dressing to taste and toss to coat.