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Layered Pasta Salad Recipe

A dish that is appealing to both your tastebuds and your eyes! This beautiful Layered Pasta Salad is filled with your favorite ingredients including pasta, chicken, peas, lettuce, celery, and more.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Refrigerate12 hours
Total Time13 minutes
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 4 cup mini penne or your favorite pasta
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp champagne vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp celery salt
  • 4 cup romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup green peas frozen
  • 1/4 cup celery chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion sliced (optional)
  • 2 cup ham, chicken, tuna or salmon cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese


  • Cook your choice of pasta according to directions. Drain and cool.
  • Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, white sugar, vinegar, Dijon mustard, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce and celery salt in a medium bowl
  • In a large bowl, start layering ingredients as follows: Lettuce, then pasta... from there you add the ingredients you like...green peppers, frozen peas, chopped celery, red onion, Meat (ham, chicken, tuna), black olives, dressing
  • Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight or at minimum 12 hours. Toss all ingredients right before serving.


Calories: 526kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1471mg | Potassium: 347mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3175IU | Vitamin C: 11.8mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 1.9mg