Blueberry Pasta Salad

Making this Blueberry Pasta Salad recipe will become a summer time favorite. Follow the instructions below create a pasta salad that is quick and easy.

Blueberry Pasta Salad

This recipe calls for dried blueberries, which adds flavor and texture to the salad.

Boil 1 pound of fusilli pasta and during the last 2 or 3 minutes of cooking, add 1 cup of bite size pieces of sugar snap peas and 1 cup of carrot slices cut into triangles or half moons. This will blanch the vegetables.

When done, rinse with cold water to cool and then allow the pasta and vegetables to drain well.

In a medium bowl add the following dressing ingredients:

  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped mint
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. onion powder

Stir these ingredients until they are well blended and then add salt and pepper to taste.

Place the pasta and vegetables in a large bowl and add the following ingredients:

  • 1 small can sliced waterchestnuts, cut in halves
  • 1 lb. turkey, cooked and cubed
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and cut in pieces
  • 4 oz. dried blueberries

Add the dressing and toss all together until well coated. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled.

Before serving, sprinkle with 2 tbsp. of fresh lime juice and stir until well distributed. Spoon onto a salad plate and serve.

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