Lunch

Dill Egg Pasta Salad

Pasta salad tastes even better with hard-boiled eggs! A little fresh dill and parsley keep it light and fresh. Serve it on a bed of baby spinach or toss in some shredded romaine lettuce for an extra veggie punch.

This easy-to-make salad is packed with colorful veggies, tender pasta, and hard-boiled eggs, and the creamy dill dressing gives it a refreshing and tangy taste that's perfect for warm weather️.
Not only is this recipe delicious, but it's also easy to make ahead of time and transport to any outdoor

Ingredients

  • 12 large Dakota Layers eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 8 ounces whole wheat rotini or farfalle pasta
  • 1 (14-ounce) can quartered artichoke hearts, drained
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Place eggs in the bottom of a large pot and cover with water by 1 inch. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; remove from heat, cover with a lid and let sit, undisturbed for 12 minutes. Drain water and place eggs in a bowl of ice water to cool. Once cool, peel and slice in half.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk the mustard, vinegar, sugar, olive oil, salt and pepper together. Add the onions, artichoke hearts, dill and parsley and toss to coat. Set aside.
  3. Cook pasta following package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool.
  4. Add pasta to the bowl with the dressing along with half of the eggs and gently stir to combine.
  5. Portion among bowls and garnish with remaining egg halves.
  6. Note: The USDA recommends cooking eggs until the yolk and whites are firm.

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