Summer Pasta Salad

Hot sauce and Creole seasoning kick up the heat in this summery pasta salad.

Summer Pasta Salad
Makes 2 Servings
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 ounces fusilli pasta, cooked al dente according to package directions and cooled
  • ⅓ cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • ⅓ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup sliced green onion
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley
  1. In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, hot sauce, Creole seasoning, and lemon juice.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss together pasta, tomatoes, bell pepper, green onion, thyme, and oregano. Add mayonnaise mixture to pasta mixture, stirring to coat. Garnish with parsley, if desired.