5 from 1 vote
thanksgiving pasta salad
Fall Harvest Pasta Salad
Prep Time
12 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
 

This Fall Harvest Pasta Salad is a festive cold pasta dish made with fresh and seasonal ingredients, topped with a deliciously sweet honey poppyseed dressing! 

Course: Pasta, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta salad
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Silvia Ribas
Ingredients
  • 1 pk fall pasta
  • 1 whole pear, of your choice
  • 1 whole honeycrisp apple
  • 1 whole granny smith apple
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
Dressing
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp poppyseeds
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. When done rinse with cold water.

  2. Meanwhile wash and slice apples and pear. You can use a mandoline for this but a sharp knife will do the job. Set aside

  3. Add dressing ingredients to a small glass and whisk to combine. Set aside

  4. When you are ready to assemble add pasta, apple and pear slices, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds and dressing to a large bowl and toss to combine. Top with feta cheese and serve.

Recipe Notes

Remove apple and pear slices before storing any leftover in the fridge. Add fresh slices when ready to serve again.